FedEx driver dies in Bossier Parish crash

FedEx driver dies in Bossier Parish crash

POSTED: Monday, July 2, 2012 - 12:00pm

UPDATED: Monday, July 2, 2012 - 3:54pm

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.

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