Body of Truck Driver Found at Atkinson Truck Stop

The body of a truck driver, believed to have been traveling from California, and having not been in contact with their employer or family for a few days, has been found in a semi truck parked at the Love’s Truck Stop in Atkinson. The Henry County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed to WKEI that the Coroner was called to the scene and the investigation of the death has been turned over to the Atkinson Police Department. WKEI has reached out to Chief Adam Burroughs in Atkinson and are awaiting a response at the time of this writing. WKEI has also reached out to Coroner Melissa Watkins and are awaiting a response. The call regarding the driver came in at 9:38 Am this morning. At that time, Henry County Sheriff’s Deputies located the semi truck at the Truck Stop and an attempt to make contact with the driver led to the discovery of the deceased driver. No other information is available at this time. We will update the story when we have more information.

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