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Driver of gasoline truck that crashed, burned identified as Fall Branch man

Staff report • Mar 29, 2007 at 12:00 AM

A Knoxville police official said a Fall Branch man was driving the gasoline tanker that crashed and burned on an Interstate 640 bridge Monday.

Wesley Shane Mounger, 36, was killed in the incident, said Darrell DeBusk, public information officer for the Knoxville Police Department. Mounger drove for Barger Leasing Inc. based in Weber City, Va. Police said the tanker was hauling about 8,800 gallons of gasoline when it crashed.

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.

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