Truck driver dies in north Charlotte crash

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The driver of a tanker truck was killed in a traffic accident in north Charlotte Wednesday evening.

The accident was on I-77 just south of the Lasalle Street exit.  The accident occurred around 6:40 p.m.

The highway patrol said Ted Lyalls died at the scene.

Troopers say Lyalls drove off the road and collided with a tree.