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Ruston man killed in I-20 crash

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A 2007 Freightliner 18-wheeler was stopped in traffic in the lane in front of Best, Davis said. When Best saw the 18-wheeler, he attempted to stop and swerved to the left, but he could not avoid hitting the rear of the truck.

Eric Brazzel, Ruston Fire Department’s public education officer, responded to the wreck and said traffic on that stretch of interstate had been stop-and-go all day Thursday.
“We got called to the scene to find a pickup truck had rear-ended an 18-wheeler,” Brazzel said. “The occupant of the pickup truck was partially ejected.”

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