Fatal Semi Truck Accident on 40 Freeway in Barstow
BARSTOW, CA (April 10, 2019) – One person was killed following a semi truck accident Wednesday morning in Barstow, authorities said.
The fatal crash happened a little after 8:00 a.m. on eastbound 40 Freeway.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the semi truck went off the roadway for unknown reasons. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene and found at least one fatality as a result of the accident.
A coroner was notified to pick up the victim’s remains and conduct a full report.
The name, age and town of residence of the deceased were not immediately available pending next of kin notification.
No additional information was provided at this time. We will continue to update this post as new details are released.
We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim in this very unfortunate time of their lives.
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