Author Archives: Pete Trosclair

Lindsey Laborde Killed in Vernon Parish Trucking Accident

54-year-old Lindsey Laborde from Bunkie, Louisiana died Tuesday afternoon in a single-vehicle incident on Louisiana Highway 28 in Vernon Parish. According to police investigators, Laborde was driving a logging truck when it left the roadway and crashed into several trees. Police were not sure at the time exactly what caused Laborde’s truck to leave the road,… Read More

Hugo Garza-Hinojosa and Jacky Washington Jr. Killed when 2 Tractor Trailers Collide near Big Lake, Texas

Two 18-wheeler drivers were killed early Saturday morning when they crashed head-on near the town of Big Lake, Texas. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Hugo A. Garza-Hinojosa, 61, from San Antonio, was driving northbound on State Highway 137. Meanwhile Jacky Washington, Jr. from Grand Prairie, was driving south on the same highway, when… Read More

Juan Francisco Morales, 27, Killed in 18-Wheeler Crash in Bryan, TX

27-year-old Juan Francisco Morales died last Thursday night after his 2000 Chevy truck crashed into an 18-wheeler in Bryan, Texas. According to police reports, Morales was driving the Chevy truck near the 2600 block of Texas Avenue when the 18-wheeler turned left out of a private drive to head southbound. Morales then crashed into the trailer… Read More

Train Smashes Through 18 Wheeler in Moody, Texas

The driver of an 18-wheeler escaped catastrophe Monday morning after he was forced to leave his rig moments before a train crashed into it at a railroad crossing. According to local reports, the 18-wheeler was stuck on the tracks despite the fact that trucks are prohibited from driving through the particular railway crossing, due to the… Read More