Authorities say the tractor-trailer was traveling northbound on I-75 near exit 320 when it left the road on the east shoulder and collided with a tree. There were no other injuries reported in the crash, according to the state patrol. The name of the person killed has not been released.
According to authorities on the scene, fuel was leaking from the truck, and there were either possible explosion or poison stickers on the truck.
The wreck caused delays on I-75 for several miles.
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