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Man dies after rear-ending 18-wheeler in Iberville Parish

11 months 2 weeks 5 days ago Wednesday, August 03 2016 Aug 3, 2016 August 03, 2016 10:34 AM August 03, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

RAMAH – A man from Mandeville is dead after he rear-ended an 18-wheeler on I-10 in Iberville Parish.

On Tuesday around 10 p.m. Louisiana State Police Troop A responded to a two-vehicle crash on I-10 westbound, east of Whiskey Bay that took the life of 50-year-old Marty Wyatt of Mandeville.

The initial investigation revealed that Wyatt was traveling westbound on the interstate in a Toyota Tundra. At the same time, 33-year-old Alahundro Buckley of Picayune, Mississippi was traveling westbound on I-10 in an 18-wheeler, according to State Police.

Wyatt was in the right lane behind Buckley and for unknown reasons rear-ended Buckley's 18-wheeler. Wyatt was not wearing his seat belt and sustained fatal injuries as a result of the crash. It is unknown if impairment was a factor but toxicology samples were taken from both drivers for analysis.

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