Truck driver killed in St. Charles County tanker crash

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on October 10, 2012 at 2:57 PM

Updated Thursday, Oct 11 at 5:14 AM

Highway 79 Wreck

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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.

News 4 will bring you more as information becomes available.

 

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