Des Moines semi driver killed in crash

ADAIR COUNTY - One man is dead after a semi crash that left hazardous material on the road. 

According to the crash report, a Des Moines semi driver died after his truck flipped over, and what he was towing caused a huge mess. It happened on westbound I-80 in Adair County on Wednesday morning. 

62-year-old Michael Byers left the highway and rolled the semi over. Byers was thrown from the truck and died at the hospital. His semi was pulling hazardous materials, so crews had to come unload the truck. 

The crash is still under investigation. 

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