Posted: Oct 23, 2016 9:07 PM EST Updated: Oct 23, 2016 9:08 PM EST
SHREVEPORT, La -
The Caddo Parish Coroner's Office has identified a man killed Tuesday, October 18, 2016, as a south Louisiana man.
They identifies the victim as 24-year-old James Myles Jr. of Donaldsonville, Louisiana.
Myles was trapped for hours in his truck after another truck one fell on it at a construction debris landfill on the 616 Mount Zion Road in southwest Shreveport.
Firefighters arrived at the scene just before 3 p.m. on Tuesday. It took six units and 22 firefighters two hours and 30 minutes to extricate and rescue Myles.
He was airlifted out after receiving blood transfusions from a University Health team of doctors that were flown out to care for him.
He was pronounced deceased about an hour later in the emergency room at University Health-Shreveport.
The incident is being investigated as a workplace accident by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA.
Update: Man killed in dump truck crash ID'd
Miles Jay Oliver , The Shreveport Times 7:10 p.m. CDT October 23, 2016
UPDATE: 7 p.m. Oct. 23:
The Caddo Parish Coroner's Office has identified man killed in a dump truck crash.
James Myles Jr., 24, of Donaldsonville, was killed Oct. 18 at 687 Mount Zion Road in Shreveport. He was pronounced deceased at 6:11 p.m. in the emergency room at University Health-Shreveport.
Shreveport police and other local emergency personnel responded to the incident, which is being investigated as a workplace accident by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA.
Update, 3 p.m., Oct. 19:
The man rescued from a crushed dump truck late Tuesday afternoon died as the result of his injuries.
The accident happened just before 3 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Zion Road Landfill in the 600 block of Mount Zion Road.
Shreveport Police Department and Shreveport Fire Department both responded to the scene to free the trapped man and provide emergency medical services for the two and a half hours it took to free the trapped man.
22 firefighters worked the scene, and the man was air lifted to a local hospital with CPR in progress. He later died.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation by SPD.
The Caddo Parish Coroner's office will determine the cause of death.
The man's name has not yet been released.
Multiple emergency units were on the scene of an accident where a man was trapped inside a truck Tuesday afternoon on Mount Zion Road.
Shreveport Fire Department, Shreveport Police Department and first responders freed a man trapped inside a dump truck that was involved in an accident.
The man was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-disclosed injuries.
His name, details regarding the accident and the extent of his injuries have not been released.
More information will be provided as it becomes available.