Big rig driver killed in Fresno Co crash

Friday, October 05, 2012

Investigators are looking into a deadly big rig crash in Fresno County.

It happened this afternoon on farmland at Manning and Jameson Avenues.

That's southwest of Fresno.

The sheriff's department says the driver of the big rig was having tire problems and crashed into containers of agricultural chemicals.

The vehicle then rolled over and caught fire. The driver died inside the vehicle.

A hazmat team was called in to clean up the scene.

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