Category Archives: Fatal Truck Crash

NTSB: Tesla Crashing Into Semi Used Autopilot

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TruckingNewsNow.com) — The fatal Florida Tesla crash in March involved a Tesla Model 3 using Autopilot, according to a preliminary report just released by the NTSB. The Tesla drove under a Semi on U.S. 441 in Delray Beach. The Tesla driver died — the roof of the car was cut off by the Semi. From the National Transportation

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South Florida Man Killed In Semi Wreck

DEERFIELD BEACH, FL (TruckingNewsNow.com) — Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating the fatal crash between a car and a tractor-trailer which occurred May 5 in Deerfield.  Just before 1:30 a.m., Joseph S. Dipersio was traveling southbound in a 2001 Honda Civic in the right lane on Powerline Road approaching the intersection of Southwest 10th Street.  Trava Monroe was

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Motorcyclist Dies In Florida Wreck With Semi

PEMBROKE PINES, FL (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Broward Sheriff’s Office) — The Broward Sheriff’s Office is investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed a Pembroke Pines man. At 10:24 a.m. April 28, a tractor-trailer was headed north in the left lane of U.S. Highway 27 when a Suzuki motorcycle headed in the same direction and same lane started to close in on the truck. The

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Trucking Safety Experts Call For Monitoring After Denver Crash

Denver Crash Leaves Four Dead. Speeding Semi Leads To 28 Car Chain Reaction Wreck. DENVER, CO (TruckingNewsNow.com) — A National Trucking Safety Organization is urging trucking companies to ensure their drivers are trained in mountain driving following the Denver truck crash and explosion that left four people dead. Trucking Attorney Michael Leizerman, co-founder of the non-profit Academy of Truck Accident

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Man Dies In Indiana Semi Crash

SPENCER COUNTY, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Indiana State Police) Indiana State Troopers are investigating a a fatal accident on I-64 west of Ferdinand near the 60 mile-marker. Multiple Indiana State Police Accident Reconstructionists were on scene for over five hours piecing together the events that lead up to this tragedy.  Preliminary investigation efforts reveled an eastbound vehicle drove off the north

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Explosion Kills Truck Driver

CAMDEN, AR (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Arkansas State Police) — Remains of an individual suspected to be those of Randall McDougal, 63, of El Dorado, have been recovered from the site of an explosion that occurred earlier today along U.S. Highway 278 west of Camden east of the Nevada – Ouachita county line near Arkansas Highway 57.  The Arkansas State Police has

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