ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A truck driver was killed when his tanker truck overturned on Highway 79 in St. Charles County late Wednesday afternoon.
Police say the accident happened at the intersection of Highway 79 and Salt River Road. According to authorities, the tanker was loaded with diesel fuel when it went off the roadway and flipped onto its side. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
There were no other vehicles involved.
Police are investigating what caused the accident.
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