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Blown tire causes dump truck to veer across road, causing fatal crash

The incident happened near Alexandria Friday afternoon.
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A driver was killed on Friday near Alexandria after a dump truck blew a tire and veered across the road, hitting his vehicle.

The incident was reported at 2:16 p.m. at County Road 82 and E. Lake Victoria Rd. SE. in Douglas County, with the westbound truck crossing over into the eastbound lane on 82.

It was there that the dump truck struck a Chevy truck and a Jeep, with the driver of the Jeep pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the dump truck and Chevy were not injured.

The incident is under investigation by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

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