Driver of semi that spilled hot tar has died
THOMPSON, N.D. (AP) — The driver of a semi that crashed and spilled a load of hot tar has died of injuries he suffered in the accident.
The North Dakota Highway Patrol on Monday identified the victim as 21-year-old Bradley Jackson of Woodlands, Manitoba. Jackson’s tanker truck left Grand Forks County Road 7 near Thompson last Wednesday and tipped over, spilling 6,000 gallons of hot tar.
Jackson was taken to a Grand Forks hospital where he later died. The accident remains under investigation.