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Man killed in sugar cane truck collision

Friday, October 22, 2010 - 6:31am

ROSEDALE, La. (WVLA) In the heart of harvesting season, there's been another massive wreck involving a sugar cane truck. Thursday's wreck was fatal.

State troopers say the sugar cane truck and a vehicle collided in West Baton Rouge Parish on LA 413 in near Rosedale. 

Authorities say the sugar cane truck was headed north on the highway, when the driver of a southboun SUV crossed the center line and slammed into it.

The driver of that SUV has been identified as 19 year old Jonathan Austin of Port Allen. Austin was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the sugarcane truck was hurt but expected to be ok.

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