Fatal truck crash on I 24 in Marion County

MONTEAGLE, Tennessee (WDEF) Tennessee troopers report that a truck driver was killed in a crash this morning on I 24 in Marion County.

The Big Rig was headed west early this morning toward Monteagle Mountain.

Investigators say the driver was trying to handle a curve to the left, but ran off the interstate on the right side.

It completely rolled over and lost part of its cargo.

The driver, 32 year old Matthew Ross Burke, was killed in the crash.

His passenger, 27 year old Cassandra Ann Burke, was taken to the hospital but her injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Both of them are from Seymour, Indiana.

Categories: Local News, Marion County

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