published Friday, October 4th, 2013

New Orleans man identified as tractor trailer driver in I-40 crash

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee Highway Patrol says a New Orleans man driving a tractor trailer died in Wednesday's fatal bus crash on Interstate 40 in northeastern Tennessee.

Officers on Friday identified the man as 66-year-old Mose Farmer, who was operating a 2014 Volvo Tractor Trailer loaded with paper towels and headed for B.A.H. Express out of Calhoun, Ga.

Farmer's vehicle was struck by a bus was carrying a group of seniors from a Statesville, N.C., church back home from a trip to a three-day festival in Gatlinburg, Tenn., featuring gospel singers and speakers.

The collision left the bus on its side next to the tractor-trailer, the wreckage extending across two lanes of traffic and partly into the median. Eight people died and 14 others were hurt.

about Associated Press...

The Associated Press

Other National Articles

videos »         

photos »         

e-edition »

advertisement
advertisement

Find a Business

400 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
General Information (423) 756-6900
Copyright, Permissions, Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Ethics policy - Copyright ©2014, Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc.