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.