Driver killed after tractor-trailer overturns in Fort Payne

I-59 is down to one lane on the northbound side.
I-59 is down to one lane on the northbound side.

FORT PAYNE, AL (WAFF) - Alabama State Troopers responded to the scene of a fatal wreck involving an overturned tractor-trailer in Fort Payne.

Authorities said it happened early Wednesday morning on I-59 near mile-marker 229. Officials confirm the driver of the tractor-trailer was killed in the crash.

A hazmat team was called out to the scene.

The northbound side of I-59 is down to one lane as emergency crews respond to the wreck. Southbound lanes are open.

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