Truck Driver Killed When Front-loader Crushes Cab
CLARKSVILLE, TN - Authorities are investigating the death of a truck driver who was killed when the front-end loader he was carrying crushed his cab.
The Leaf-Chronicle reports the accident occurred in Clarksville around 4 p.m. on Saturday.
According to a news release from Clarksville Police spokesman Jim Knoll, the loader shifted forward on a flatbed trailer and continued until it came to rest on the cab of the tractor.
The 66-year-old driver, who has not been identified, was trapped inside and died at the scene.
Knoll said a crane was brought in from Hopkinsville, Ky., to remove the loader.