Tanker truck accident on Highway 51 kills one - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Tanker truck accident on Highway 51 kills one

One person died in an automobile accident on Highway 51 near Gates, Tennessee early Monday morning.

Investigators said a tanker truck rolled over in the accident, killing its driver.

Highway 51 was closed while emergency officials investigated the accident and cleared the roadway.

Wet roads were thought to be the cause of the accident.

Gates is located approximately 60 miles north of Memphis, near Dyersburg.

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