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Jackson Man Killed in TDOT Wreck

By Natalie Potts
By npotts@wbbjtv.com

MCNAIRY COUNTY, Tenn.- State troopers are investigating a fatal wreck involving a TDOT dump truck that happened on U.S. Highway 64 Wednesday.

Around 3:34 p.m., Tennessee Highway Patrol Officials report Joseph S. Jones of Jackson lost control of the truck going Westbound on U.S. Highway 64 near Adamsville. Witnesses say they saw the truck leave the highway.

Officials said the truck went down a embankment and struck a tree, killing Jones, who was not wearing his seat belt. Officers said right now it is unknown what caused Jones to lose control and their investigation is ongoing.