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Semi-Truck Driver Loses Control on Icy Highway, Causes Deadly Crash

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LA PINE, CA -A semi-truck driver traveling on the icy 97 Highway, lost control of his 2015 Peterbilt semi and trailer and hit two on-coming vehicles, killing one of the drivers.

The incident occurred at 2:45 p.m. on Sunday. Emergency crews responded to the scene near La Pine, to find the deceased driver of a Nissan XTerra, Derek Tedrow. Emergency crews also aided the other injured driver of the Toyota Tacoma.

The twenty-nine-year-old truck driver and his forty-three-year-old passenger were not injured, according to investigators. The accident remains under investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or has additional information is advised to call or text Senior Trooper Jason Hansen at 541-410-3793.

“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort this person’s family and friends as they cope with such an incredible loss,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm  “The thoughts and prayers of our staff are with them as they try to piece together what happened.”

For roughly 30 years, the legal experts at Lexton Law Firm have represented hundreds of clients injured in serious car accidents and other personal injury incidents. Our legal team has also handled hundreds of wrongful death claims for families of victims killed or injured in accidents. Indeed, the personal injury law firm has a proven track record with more than $100 million in settlements and verdicts. There is no cost to clients until our experienced team of lawyers and legal professionals have won your case. Finding the best attorney can mean you will get the settlement you need to get your life back on track. Compensation for your injuries, loss of wages and pain and suffering can’t take away the trauma of the accident, but it can help you rebuild your life.

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