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Caddo Parish sheriff's deputies investigate fatal crash involving 18-wheeler near Hosston

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HOSSTON, Louisiana — Caddo Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal crash involving an 18-wheeler.

Sheriff Steve Prator says the accident happened just before 4 a.m. Thursday on U.S. Highway 71 south of Hosston.

Prator says an 18-wheeler carry assorted freight ran off the highway and struck several trees. The sheriff says the truck's driver died at the scene.

He says the driver's name is being withheld pending notification of family.

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