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Man swims to safety after vehicle slides into bayou
It was icy conditions that sent one man's truck with trailer in tow off the road and into a bayou.
The driver had to swim to safety.
Deputies say a vehicle was driving west on Highway 73 towing a four-wheel trailer.
The truck hit a patch of ice, and the driver lost control, sending him off the road.
The vehicle came to a stop in a bayou between Labelle Road and Big Hill Road.
The truck went under water, and the man swam out of the bayou.
The man was checked out by first repsonders and released at the scene.