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The semi went off into the trees in Lebanon at mile marker 231 of I-40 West at around 11 p.m. on Monday, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, after the driver somehow lost control. THP says that TDOT will block one lane after rush hour traffic to remove the tractor trailer.
The driver was transported to the hospital for precaution.
The truck, which did not overturn, is from Southern Refrigerated Transport, Inc in Texarkana, Arkansas. SRT, according to their website, offers temperature-controlled, dry van, and Hazmat transportation services. SRT dispatch says that this truck is carrying about 1,000 cases of Pilgrim's Pride frozen chicken.
Tuesday, February 5 2013, 07:51 AM CST
Man pleads guilty to Memphis officer's murder
May 21, 2013 22:22 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A former death row inmate is set to be released from prison after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder of a Memphis police officer.
Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said Tuesday that she has accepted Timothy McKinney's guilty plea.
McKinney was convicted of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of Officer Don Williams. The officer was killed outside a comedy club in December 1997.
McKinney appealed and won a new trial, which ended with a deadlocked jury. A third trial earlier this year also ended in a hung jury.
The Commercial Appeal reports that McKinney was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Since he's already served more than 15 years -- including 11 on death row -- McKinney will be released this week.
Williams' family opposed the settlement.
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