18-Wheeler Crashes Off Interstate

Clarke County, Miss.
A truck driver died in a fiery crash Wednesday morning in Clarke County.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol says the driver of an 18-wheeler was headed north on Interstate 59 near the 133 mile marker.

The rig left the road about 5 a.m., struck a tree and burst into flames.

CPL Andy West says the trailer was empty.

The driver's name was not released pending notification of next of kin.


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