Fatal truck accident slows traffic on state Route 11 southbound


Fatal truck accident slows traffic on state Route 11 southbound

AUSTINTOWN

The Ohio State Highway Patrol Canfield Post has released the name of the Youngstown truck driver killed in a one-vehicle accident on State Route 11 this morning.

According to the highway patrol, 55-year-old Roger Watkins of Youngstown was killed when the tractor trailer he was driving veered off State Route 11 at Kirk Road southbound and hit a tree then a bridge embankment.

The accident took place at 4:54 a.m. The right lane on State Route 11 in that area is still closed while crews inspect damage to the bridge hit by the truck.

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