Truck driver dies after semi rolls over on SH 3

LATAH CO., Idaho – A semi-truck driver was pronounced dead after his truck rolled over on Thursday morning.

Detreik S. Vaughn, 27, of St. Maries was travelling in a loaded log truck. Witnesses reported that the brakes were smoking on the trailer as early as the top of the Kendrick grade at milepost 18.

The semi crossed the center line, tipped over onto its side and slid off the roadway where it then rolled onto the roof.

Vaughn was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

(© 2016 KREM)


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