Semi driver from Michigan killed in crash on I-65 near Seymour

Posted: 7:53 AM, Feb 11, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-11 23:54:13-05

JACKSON COUNTY, Ind. -- A semi driver was killed early Sunday morning after a crash with another semi that shut down all lanes of traffic along I-65 for more than six hours. 

Indiana State Police started were called to the scene of the crash just after 2 a.m. 

Police say the two trucks collided, with one bursting into flames, just south of Seymour in Jackson County near exit 55 on I-65 south. 

The driver of the second truck, John Gaskin, 54, of Michigan was killed in the crash.

Investigators believe the front truck did not have working taillights. The driver of that truck was not injured in the crash. 

ISP troopers are still investigating what led to the crash.