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Unloaded flat bed trailer jacknifes into oncoming pickup truck

Just engaged to be married, a young man driving his company's pickup truck was killed when the flat bed trailer of an oncoming tractor trailer skidded sideways across his lane striking his truck. The tractor trailer's brakes were in disrepair and proved to be out of adjustment. The trucking company was cited. The case brought by the young man's parents was settled at pretrial.