FedEx driver dies in Bossier Parish crash
POSTED: Monday, July 2, 2012 - 12:00pm
UPDATED: Monday, July 2, 2012 - 3:54pm
Hosston, LA (KMSS) — UPDATE: The driver has been identified as Gertha Jackson, 41, of Shreveport.
ORIGINAL: A FedEx driver was pronounced dead at the scene this morning following a wreck in Hosston.
It happened around 8:30 a.m. on Highway 71 near Hale School Road.
Bossier Parish deputies tell KMSS the driver was heading northbound when she tried to pass a car and swerved off the road to avoid a head-on collision. The woman was thrown from the truck.
It is unknown if the FedEx driver was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. She was pronounced dead at the scene.