Semi driver killed in fiery I-29 crash in Council Bluffs is identified
The semitractor trailer had been traveling north on Interstate 29 when it went off the Avenue G overpass and onto the road below. Spilled diesel fuel ignited and initially prevented rescuers from getting to the truck.
Posted: Monday, July 29, 2013 12:00 am
Authorities have identified the driver of the semitractor trailer who was killed Sunday in a fiery crash on Interstate 29 in Council Bluffs.
The driver and lone occupant was Samil Meskic of Jacksonville, Fla., Council Bluffs police said Monday. Meskic died from internal injuries and not the fire, according to the Iowa State Medical Examiner.
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Monday, July 29, 2013 12:00 am.