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Rig fatally crushes driver as he attempts repairs


A truck driver was killed by his own rig in Arkansas on Wednesday afternoon. 

The incident occurred on December 30th at around 3:25 p.m. in Texarkana, Arkansas. 

According to the Magnolia Reporter, the driver was parked in a private lot at 6340 East Street attempting to make a repair on his 2009 Freightliner during a rainstorm when the rig rolled over him. 

The driver, 44-year-old Torey L. Piggee, was killed in the incident. 

The incident has been investigated and deemed an accidental occurrence by the Texarkana Police Department.


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