SUBMITTED – The Mobile Fire-Rescue Department responded to the scene of an overturned commercial vehicle shortly after 11 a.m. Monday, to extinguish a fully involved fire on Interstate-10 eastbound at the Virginia Street off-ramp. The tanker was confirmed to have been hauling an unknown amount of petroleum product. The driver was trapped inside the vehicle, where he succumbed to his injuries on the scene. He was pronounced dead on the scene. No word on how the tanker overturned, but an investigation is pending. Additional updates will be provided as received.

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