One man was killed in a two-car crash along I-40 in Wilson County.
According to authorities, Timothy E. Gray, 44, of Portland, TN, was driving westbound on I-40 at Mile Marker 228 near the Beckwith Road exit when he lost control of his vehicle in the rain. The Ford E2500 van Gray was driving crossed the median into oncoming traffic and struck a Honda Accord driven by Omar A. Hirsi, 25, of Nashville.
Both vehicles then went off the roadway into the tree line. The Honda Accord struck a tree on the left side passenger area.
Yusuf Mohamud, 24, a passenger in the back seat of the Honda Accord, was killed in the accident.
Hirsi, along with his other passengers Hassan A. Mahmood, Abdikarim F. Jama, Awila Aden, all of Nashville, suffered injuries in the crash.
Gray, the driver of the van, was not injured in the crash.
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