LONGVIEW — On Tuesday at 5:21 p.m., officers were called to the 300 Block of South High Street for an Accident with Injuries.
When police arrived, they found the driver of a truck, identified as Wayne Edgar Bennett, 77, of Beckville, unresponsive inside the vehicle.
According to a witness, the truck was traveling South on High Street. The truck veered off the roadway, drove between two metal upright beams, and crashed into the Ark-La-Tex Color Lab building at a low rate of speed.
Bennett is believed to have had a medical issue because the witness said he was slumped over before the truck left the roadway.
Bennett was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace B.H. Jameson.