An accident at the Mount Zion Road landfill claimed the life of a dump truck driver last week, and now the Caddo Parish Coroner's Office has released the man's name.

24-year-old James Myles, Jr. of Donaldsonville, LA was killed in the accident that happened on October 18, 2016. No details on the actual accident have been released, but it is known that rescue crews had to pull Myles out of the mangled wreckage of the dump truck. Despite all life-saving efforts, Myles succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 6:11 PM in the emergency room of University Health.

The accident it still under investigation as a workplace accident by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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