Trucker dies in I-35 big rig crash north of Pattonsburg

Fatal Crash

A Des Moines, Iowa truck driver has died from injuries in an accident Friday night six miles north of Pattonsburg.

The victim was listed as 35-year-old Nicholas Taylor who was transported to Cameron Community Regional Center where he died some four hours after the accident occurred.

The highway patrol said Taylor was southbound on Interstate 35 when the 2017 Freightliner he was driving, traveled off the right side of the road, began to slide, hit an embankment and began to overturn.

Taylor, according to the report, was thrown out and the big rig was demolished.