1 dead after tractor trailer crashes, catches fire off road in Maryland

A person has died after an early morning tractor trailer crash in Myserville, Md. Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 (SkyTrak7)

A man has died after a tractor trailer crashed and caught fire after leaving a road early Friday morning in Myersville, Maryland.

Lionel Lee Moser Sr. was identified as the victim by police.

Maryland State Troopers discovered the tractor trailer and a wooded area on fire along westbound I-70 at the Myersville Rest Area.

Police say it is unknown at this time why the vehicle left the road as an investigation is underway.

This story has been updated