ISP: Tennessee semi driver dies after crashing into weigh station

Rescues crews worked to locate the driver of a semi tractor-trailer who crashed into a weigh station early morning, Sept. 8, 2021, in Dearborn County, Indiana, near the border with Ohio. Photo by: Adam Schrand/WCPO
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Rescues crews worked to locate the driver of a semi tractor-trailer who crashed into a weigh station early morning, Sept. 8, 2021, in Dearborn County, Indiana, near the border with Ohio. Photo by: Adam Schrand/WCPO

The driver of semi tractor-trailer died Wednesday morning after crashing into a weigh station near the Ohio-Indiana border, according to Indiana State Police.

The driver killed in the crash that happened shortly before dawn was identified as 63-year-old James Bristol of Jefferson City, Tennessee.

Sgt. Stephen Wheeles said no employees were in the building at the time of the crash.

Troopers believe a medical issue may have led to the crash. Drugs and alcohol are not suspected to be factors.

No other information was immediately available. Anyone with information is asked to call 812-689-5000.

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