Arkansas Man Killed in Commercial Motor Vehicle Crash

Webster Parish – Shortly after 8:15 p.m.,on May 28, 2020 Louisiana State Police Troop G responded to a fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 159 north of Louisiana Highway 2 . This crash claimed the life of 40-year-old Adam Kennedy of Crossett, Arkansas.  The preliminary investigation revealed Kennedy was driving a 2013 Freightliner truck pulling a flatbed trailer northbound on Louisiana Highway 159.  According to witnesses and the crash scene investigation, Kennedy’s vehicle gradually drifted off the left side of the highway and continued traveling in a ditch until striking a tree.
Kennedy, who was properly restrained, sustained fatal injuries during the crash.  Impairment is not a suspected factor in this crash; however, a toxicology sample was obtained and submitted for analysis.  This crash remains under investigation.