A Washington truck driver was killed in a rollover accident on Interstate 84 near milepost 84 in Oregon this morning.
At approximately 5:41 a.m., Oregon State Police and emergency personnel were called to the scene of a one-vehicle accident.
Upon arrival, emergency crews found a truck hauling double tanker trailers had rolled over onto its side on the shoulder of the road. First responders found the driver, James W. Crow, 63, of Kennewick, Washington, trapped in the wreckage.
Fire crews worked for 2 hours to extricate Crow from the wreckage. He was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
According to the Oregon State Police, Crow was driving a 2016 Freightliner westbound on I-84 when he drifted onto the right shoulder and rolled the truck. Approximately 7,000 gallons of milk were spilled at the site.
Source and Image Credit: Oregon State Police