Man dies after crashing head-on into oil tanker in Maury County

(Courtesy: Maury County Fire Department)

MAURY COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man from Hohenwald died Tuesday after he crashed into an oil tanker head on in Maury County.

The accident happened at 10:30 a.m. on Highway 412, not far from the Lewis County line.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says the tanker, driven by 61-year-old William Stoklasa, was heading east when a Ford F150 crossed the center line and hit it head-on.

Both vehicles were thrown off the road and the truck caught fire and burned, the THP says.

The driver of the truck, identified as 40-year-old Kevin Marlin, died at the scene.

Stoklasa suffered minor injuries and was taken to Maury Regional Hospital for treatment.

No charges were filed. The investigation is ongoing.

(Courtesy: Maury County Fire Department)