Troopers: Tractor-trailer driver dies in crash on I-77 in Chester County

CHARLOTTE — The driver of a tractor-trailer was killed Friday morning in a crash on Interstate 77, troopers say.

It happened in Chester County, south of Richburg, around 10:30 a.m. Friday.

Troopers said a tractor-trailer side-swiped a tow truck that was parked in the emergency lane, went off the road, hit a tree, and overturned.

The tractor-trailer driver died but the driver of the tow truck wasn’t hurt, troopers said.

I-77 North was shut down while troopers worked to clear the interstate.

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