Carl Vogt, 76, Killed in Big Rig Truck Accident on Interstate 10 Near Desert Center

Carl Vogt, 76, Killed in Big Rig Truck Accident on Interstate 10 Near Desert Center

ON February 15, 2017

76-year-old Lodi resident struck center divider in big rig truck accident east of Dillon Road

According to a recent article from KESQ, there was a major big rig truck accident which took the life of the driver, Carl Vogt.

Per the article, California Highway Patrol responded to the scene and stated that the truck driver died after crashing his International big rig tractor that was hauling a trailer near Desert Center on the Interstate 1o on Wednesday morning, February 8th. The big rig crash was reported at about 5:30 a.m. just east of Dillon Road on the westbound I-10. Officers reported that the man drifted off the left side of the road, where the tractor veered into the center divider, striking a raised dirt embankment. Emergency personnel transported the severely injured driver to Desert Regional Medical Center, where he later died, sources stated.

The Riverside County Coroner’s Office released the identity of the victim as Carl Vogt, a 76-year-old man from Lodi, California. An investigation into the crash is underway to determine what the causes of the truck accident were.  According to the authorities, alcohol and/or drugs did not appear to be a factor.

From The May Firm, we will keep the family affected by this tragic incident in our prayers during this most difficult time.

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