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Monroe, LA – Tow-Truck Driver Killed In Wreck On I-20

Monroe, LA (August 3, 2019) – Louisiana State Police were at the scene of a crash at around 9:15 p.m. on Friday, August 2nd, in Ouachita Parish. The crash happened on Interstate 20 near the Ouachita/Richland Parish line. The incident took the life of a tow-truck driver. 

Initial reports reveal that the deceased, 65-year-old Lloyd Moore, Jr. of Tallulah, was in the process of loading a disabled vehicle onto his tow-truck. Moore was on the shoulder of Interstate 20 when he was hit by an unidentified vehicle. 

The Ouachita Parish Coroner’s Office pronounced Moore dead at the scene. 

The cause of the wreck is under investigation by local authorities.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Lloyd Moore, Jr. at this time.

Louisiana Highway Shoulder Car Wrecks

Monroe, LA - Tow-Truck Driver Killed In Wreck At On I-20A shocking number of people are killed on the shoulders of highways in the United States. In fact, 12 percent of all highway fatalities involve pedestrians who were on a highway shoulder.

This comes out to an average of 610 deaths every year. 

You should never park on a shoulder unless it is an emergency. If you must stop on a shoulder, pull over as far off the road as you can.

Being injured in an accident on a highway often involves high speeds, and these crashes can often result in the loss of a loved one. 

The expert Louisiana car wreck attorneys at Fisher Injury Lawyers understand that losing a loved one in a crash is a difficult time. If you have lost a family member due to a negligent driver, call us today at 225-766-1234.

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