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WEBSTER PARISH, La. — One man was killed on Friday afternoon, Nov. 2 when he was thrown from his vehicle in a logging truck and vehicle collision on Highway 371 near Webster Parish Louisiana.

The driver of a van was killed when his vehicle rolled over after crashing into a logging truck (semi truck) in Webster Parish, LA on November 2, 2012. Photo credit: Louisiana State Police

The accident occurred on US Highway 371 about two miles south of LA Highway 531 in Webster Parish where state troopers were dispatch shortly after 12:30 p.m.

Map showing location of fatal semi truck accident in Webster Parish, LA on US Highway 371 about 2 miles south of State Route 531 on November 2, 2012.

Fox News reports:

The investigation revealed a van driven by Bobby Young, 66, of Coushatta was headed north on Highway 371, when for reasons still under investigation, Young’s vehicle crossed the center line and hit a logging truck driven by Herbert Sawyer, 49, of West Monroe head-on. Young’s vehicle then left the right side of the roadway and rolled. Young was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash and was thrown from the vehicle. Young was pronounced dead at the scene by the Webster Parish Coroner.

The incident remains under investigation at this time.


Posted by Louisiana truck accident lawyer Gordon, Elias & Seely, LLP

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