Fatal Accident in Loma

An accident Sunday afternoon in Loma occured around 12 Road and Highway 6.

A Nissan Pathfinder apparently braked to miss hitting a dog when an older model truck ran into the back of the Nissan. The truck caught fire after the collision.

Witnesses took the people out of the truck before it was totally engulfed by fire.

The passenger of the truck was pronounced dead on scene by paramedics. The other passenger was taken to St. Mary's by ambulance along with two passengers from the Nissan.

The cause of the trucks fire has not yet been determined.

Seat belts were worn by all persons in the vehicles.

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