Friday, August 21, 2020 at 3:30am, Vincent Runkle a 62 year old Silsbee man, was operating a white, 2016 Peterbuilt truck tractor pulling a hopper trailer. For unknown reasons he left the roadway in the 100 blk of E. Cardinal Dr. The truck tractor traveled across the southbound service road and came to rest in the LNVA canal. Responding officers jumped in the canal and pulled Mr. Runkle from the truck to the bank where EMS personnel began working on him.  He was transported to St. Elizabeth’s where he was pronounced deceased. An autopsy was ordered and next of kin has been notified.