UPDATE:Names released in Fatal morning accident near Jacksonville
POSTED: Friday, July 15, 2011 - 7:15am
UPDATED: Friday, July 15, 2011 - 2:37pm
JACKSONVILLE — Jacksonville Police tell KETK the name of the driver killed in the early morning wreck outside of Jacksonville.
28 year old Stephen Mathew Duecker of Flint reportedly crossed over highway 79 hitting a tanker truck.
Duecker was killed the tanker driver suffered only minor injures.
Jacksonville Police officials tell KETK that the wreck has been cleared and traffic is moving smoothly now.
The name of the victim is not being release until family is notified.
KETK will continue to update this story throughout the day.
Jacksonville Police officials tell KETK traffic is still blocked in both directions on Highway 79 near Jacksonville after a fatal accident in Jacksonville Friday morning.
Authorities say it happened just after 3:45 a.m.
The wreck involved a tanker truck and one other vehicle. Two people are said to be involved, but only one fatality.
KETK will continue to update this story as the details come in.