Category Archives: Fatal Truck Crash

Woman Killed In Tractor Trailer Wreck

PRINCETON, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Indiana State Police) — At approximately 10:04 this morning a two vehicle crash on US 41 at C.R. 100 West claimed the life of a Haubstadt woman. Preliminary investigation revealed that Thomas Lee Sowders, 65, of Owensboro, KY, was driving a 2004 Peterbilt tractor-trailer northwest on US 41 approaching C.R. 100 West. Elena Williams, 45, of

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Semi Crash Kills Cattle On Oregon’s I-84

NORTH POWDER, OR (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Oregon State Police) Oregon State Police and emergency personnel are investigating of a single vehicle semi truck crash on I-84 near milepost 284 westbound. A commercial motor vehicle hauling cattle has struck a guardrail and flipped over on Interstate 84 – 2 miles west of North Powder. The operator sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased

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Truck Falls 80 Feet From South Florida Overpass, Driver Dies

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A 2006 Kenworth Truck pulling a 53-foot trailer failed to negotiate the curve from from Florida’s Turnpike on to I-595, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The truck collided with the concrete barrier wall and fell off the of the elevated ramp. Investigators say the truck and trailer landed in a grassy area, on its roof,

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Semi Driver Killed When Coils Shift, Truck Overturns

CLARK COUNTY, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Indiana State Police) — Thursday at approximately 5:13 pm, troopers from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg responded to an overturned semi on the interstate ramp from I-265 WB to I-65 SB in Clark County. The preliminary investigation revealed the semi-tractor and trailer loaded with two steel coils was traveling west down the ramp, when

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Driver Rear Ends Semi, Dies

BATON ROUGE, LA (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Louisiana State Police ) — Shortly before 2:00 am on September 19, 2018, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle fatality crash on Interstate 10 westbound west of LA 73 in Ascension Parish.  The crash took the life of 51-year-old Dean Critten of Marrero. The initial investigation by State Police

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Logging Truck Driver Dies In Oregon Crash

  YAMHILL COUNTY, OR (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Oregon State Police) —  On September 7, 2018 at approximately 5:00 P.M.  Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to the report of a log truck that had run off the road on Hwy 22 W near mile post 20. Investigation reveals that a 1992 Peterbilt truck, operated by Ronald Lee TAYLOR (81) of La Grande,

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