Truck driver killed in crash on I-65 in Robertson County

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ROBERTSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – The driver of a flat-bed semi was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 65 South.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said it happened in Cross Plains around 2:10 a.m. near mile marker 115.

A traffic report says Tyrone McDonald, 48, left the roadway for unknown reasons and crashed into a tree line.

McDonald, of Port Gibson, Mississippi, was found dead inside the truck’s cab. He was hauling metal pipes.

The report indicates he was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. Further details weren’t immediately released.