Rear End Collision
Car vs. Tractor Trailer - Fatality

As traffic was backing up for road construction, the pickup did not notice the traffic was doing about 25 mph and hit the rear of the trailer at about 65mph.  A rear collision that trapped the driver in his pickup.  After the event was over, SHP officers found where it appeared that the seat belt broke.  

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Subject trapped in the vehicle as workers try to free him.

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Using the jaws to pry the door off the vehicle.

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Front end of the pickup.

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Working hard to spring the door.

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The door is nearly off.

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Door removed, but driver expires during rescue efforts.

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Distance the pickup was dragged by trailer.

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News choppers are flying overhead getting pictures.

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Chief and SHP Sergeant speaking.

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Stress shows on seat beat.

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Seat belt clip still in holder.

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Stress rip in seat belt - tore where it went through the loop behind driver.

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Windshield pushed back into drivers compartment.

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Drivers side of car.

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Front of vehicle.

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