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Train Crashes into Tractor-Trailer in Louisiana; 1 Killed

trainwreckegyptA Union Pacific freight train crashed into a tractor-trailer on Industrial Drive near LA Highway 3 in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, on October 12.

Authorities said the accident happened after the 2015 Western Star tractor pulling an empty log trailer drove into the path of train.

The tractor-trailer driver, identified as Phillip Rivers, 70, of Zwolle, was killed in the crash.

The accident is under investigation.