JB Hunt semi driver killed on Highway 99 after drifting off freeway
Last Updated: 58 days ago
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Investigators are trying to find out why a semi driver lost control and slammed into a pole and a tree on Highway 99 over the weekend.
Hugh March of Ingelwood crashed his semi just after 4 a.m. Sunday off the northbound side of the freeway near Taft Highway.
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CHP said the truck collided with a light pole and the cab smashed into a tree.
Crews had to cut March's body out of the smashed cab of the semi.
March, 50, was working for JB Hunt as a driver.
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