Lafourche Parish Louisiana 18 Wheeler Accident Kills Truck Driver

A 2007 International 18-wheeler driver fell asleep and crossed the center line of Louisiana Highway 24 in Larose, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, killing a Dodge truck driver. The pick-up driver was unable to avoid the collision with the oncoming big rig. According to a study conducted by the Institute for Traffic Safety Management and Research, through interviews with randomly selected long-distance truck drivers, 47.1% had fallen asleep at the wheel at least once, and 25.4% within the last year.

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