Truck driver killed in crash on I-94

The driver of a semi-truck was killed Friday morning after his vehicle left westbound I-94 near New Buffalo and hit a tree before catching fire.

NEW BUFFALO — The driver of a semi-truck died Friday morning after the truck ran off the road, hit a tree and burst into flames.

Berrien County Sheriff’s Office Detective/Sgt. Thad Chartrand said it happened just before 9 a.m. on I-94 westbound at mile marker 1 in New Buffalo Township. Two lanes of the three-lane interstate were closed.