A person has reportedly died as a result of a massive tanker truck explosion in Walker County Alabama, which has shut down interstate traffic there Tuesday morning.

The Alabama Department of Transportation said all lanes of Interstate 22 are closed in Walker County Tuesday morning as first responders continue to fight the fire and work of the crash.

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Photos and video from the scene show a truly massive cloud of smoke rising from the tanker fire, and early reports indicate a person is dead.

For updates from the State Troopers as this situation develops, stay connected to the Tuscaloosa Thread.

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