Driver killed in semi rollover


EFFINGHAM COUNTY — One man was killed in a semi-truck accident. It happened about 1:40 am, on I-57 southbound, near the I-57/I-70 interchange.

Authorities say 51-year old Rudy Cobb, of Burna, Ken., lost control of his vehicle which struck a guardrail and skidded along it for several hundred feet before rolling on its top and down an embankment.

Cobb was ejected from the cab of his truck and died from his injuries.

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