Hecla Teenager Dies in Semi vs. Car Accident on Highway 10
The State Department of Public Safety says 17-year-old Trevor Jo Wampler was eastbound around 7:40am when his car drifted into the other lane and collided head-on with a westbound semi-truck driven by 63-year-old Herman Gerdes of Hecla.
Wampler died at the scene, while Gerdes had minor injuries. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.