Name of semi driver released in fatal accident on I-16

Name of semi driver released in fatal accident on I-16

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A fatal crash involving a tractor-trailer on I-16 westbound near I-95 Thursday morning is under investigation.

A semi went off the road, crashed into the wood-line and caught fire a little before 9 a.m. Thursday morning. Georgia State Patrol has confirmed the driver of the semi, 63-year-old Larry Cleveland Mincey from Glennville, has died.

No other vehicle was involved.

Both of the westbound lanes were closed for about four hours due to the investigation and cleanup. All lanes reopened to traffic at 1 p.m.

Pooler Fire, Savannah-Chatham Metro Police and Southside Fire/EMS all responded.

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