UPDATE: An official release from the Marshall County Sheriff's Office has identified the driver as Garry D. Brown, 61, of Calvert City. Brown was westbound on I-24 when he exited the roadway on the right shoulder. Brown’s vehicle traveled into a ditch, struck an embankment and came to rest on a tree. Brown was pronounced dead at the scene.
Original Story: MARSHALL COUNTY - A fatal semi-tractor trailer crash has closed a portion of I-24 westbound near the 25 mile marker.
West bound traffic is being exited off at the 25mm for a detour along US 62 WB to Exit 16.