A 55-year-old Oak Ridge man was killed when the Mack truck he was
driving ran off Interstate 75 southbound - traveling over an embankment
and crashing into trees Monday afternoon.
According to a Tennessee Highway Patrol report, Ricky P. Phillips was the driver of the truck carrying wood chips.
He was wearing his seat belt when the accident occurred around 1:45 p.m near the 141 mile marker.
There were no other vehicles involved in the wreck.