Louisiana State Police: Wisner man killed in pickup-18-wheeler crash on US Highway 425


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WISNER, Louisiana — Louisiana State Police say a 61-year-old Wisner man died when his pickup and an 18-wheeler collided on U.S. Highway 425.

Senior Trooper Michael Reichardt said in a news release the accident happened Wednesday afternoon about two miles north of Wisner.

Reichardt says Alex Brown Jr. was northbound when an 18-wheel crossed the center line and struck his pickup. Brown was pronounced dead at the scene.

Reichardt says the truck driver, 71-year-old David Minor of Natchez, Mississippi, was issued a ticket for careless operation.

The accident remains under investigation.

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