A Bon Wier man was killed early Friday afternoon when he hit the back of an 18-wheeler that was stopped at a traffic light near Bridge City. 

Glen Barbier, 40, was driving his 2003 Ford truck west on Hwy. 87 when he struck the 18-wheeler.

Barbier was pronounced dead at the scene by Judge Peck.

The driver of the 18-wheeler, Scott Smith of Port Neches, was uninjured.