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Crash on I-12 west leaves Mississippi man dead

3 years 8 months 4 weeks ago Saturday, December 21 2019 Dec 21, 2019 December 21, 2019 12:08 PM December 21, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ Staff

ALBANY - Troopers responded to a fatal crash on I-12 west of LA Hwy 43 early Saturday morning in Livingston Parish.

The accident was reported 3:30 a.m. Officials say 25-year-old Hunter Waldrop lost his life in the crash.

Troopers say the crash occurred Waldrop was traveling eastbound on I-12 in a 2019 GMC Sierra. At the same time, a 2011 Volvo tractor trailer was stopped on the right eastbound shoulder of I-12. For reasons still under investigation, the GMC traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck the rear of the Volvo.

Waldrop sustained fatal injuries;he was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the Volvo did not sustain any injuries, and did not show any signs of impairment.

A toxicology test is pending for Waldrop.

The crash is still under investigation.


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