• Man moving family to Florida killed in crash involving 2 18-wheelers

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    A man driving a truck towing a U-Haul trailer from California to Florida was killed Thursday night in Louisiana when he was involved in a crash that also involved two 18-wheelers, WAFB reported. The man’s 6-year-old daughter was unhurt, and his wife witnessed the incident in a vehicle that was following her husband, WAFB reported.

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    Jeremiah Huggins, 40, was killed after the wreck on I-10. Officials said he was moving his family to Jacksonville after recently losing his job.

    Investigators said the 18-wheelers were stopped on the interstate when Huggins slammed into them from behind, WAFB reported.

    Huggins’ daughter emerged from the crash “without a scratch,” investigators said.

    No charges are being filed in the case, WAFB reported.


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