Semi driver identified in fatal weigh station crash along I-74 in Indiana

Miami Valley News

WEST HARRISON, Ind. (WDTN) – A driver is dead after crashing a semi into a weigh station in Indiana Wednesday.

Officials have identified the driver as 63-year-old James G. Bristol, of Jefferson City, Tennessee.

According to our partners at WLWT, the crash happened around 5:30 a.m. along I-74 westbound in West Harrison. A semi went off the roadway and crashed into the scalehouse at the West Harrison weigh station.

Officials said search and rescue was called in to search under the debris for the driver who was later found and pronounced dead by the Dearborn County Coroner’s Office. The building was destroyed in the collision.

No employees were in the building at the time. Crash witnesses are asked to call Indiana State Police.

This is a developing story and will update it when new information becomes available.

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