OOIDA member found dead; police ask for leads

| 12/29/2005

Vermont police are asking for leads in what they are calling the “untimely” death of a 51-year-old truck driver.

OOIDA member James Truett of Colorado Springs , CO , was found dead in his truck Wednesday, Dec. 27.

The trucker was found in his white Peterbilt at the southbound Interstate 89 rest area in Sharon , VT , according to the Burlington Free Press.

Police told the Free Press that it was not clear when Truett died or how long his truck had been in the rest area. The police are asking anyone who saw Truett’s truck between Dec. 23 and Dec. 30 to call (802) 234-9933.