Missouri truck driver killed in I-65 crash in Giles County

Missouri truck driver killed in I-65 crash in Giles County

Posted: Updated: Aug 22, 2013 11:21 AM CDT
GILES COUNTY, Tenn. -

A semi-truck driver from Missouri was killed in a crash on Interstate 65 in Giles County Thursday morning.

The wreck occurred around 2 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-65 near the Tarpley Shop Road overpass.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said Gary Layne, 63, was killed when his truck ran off the road and hit an embankment.

No other vehicles were involved.

One lane of I-65 South was closed was crews cleared the scene.

It has since reopened.

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