Crash Claims Life of Semi Driver

A crash that occurred in Marshall County on Interstate 69 claimed the life of a man. Police say, a semi truck that was carrying crushed cars was traveling south on Interstate 69, when the truck entered the median. The truck then came back onto the highway before it overturned. The man driving the truck was identified as Brian Chappell. After the truck overturned its trailer was blocking both southbound lanes. Another man driving a pickup truck was unable to stop the truck, and he collided with the trailer when he was also traveling southbound on Interstate 69, deputies say. The driver of the pickup truck was identified as Philip Givans. Chappell was confirmed dead at the scene, while Givans was taken to an area hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The two southbound lanes were blocked until Monday afternoon before being reopened.


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