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Crash alert: Tractor-trailer accident on I-40 leaves driver injured

by Ponce Law | October 8th, 2020

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, TN – A tractor-trailer driver was hurt when his vehicle crashed and overturned in Cumberland County Monday, 1057 News reports.

Tennessee state troopers said it happened as 62-year-old Ralph Jeffery Story was driving a 2018 International on Interstate 40. Story, who was pulling two FedEx trailers, ran off the road and hit a guardrail at the 331 mile marker. The truck went down an embankment and ended up on its side.

Story was transported by helicopter to University of Tennessee Medical Center. Details on his injuries were not released.

Authorities are investigating the cause of the crash.

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