One person killed in crash on I-40 in Wilson Co. - WSMV News 4

One person killed in crash on I-40 in Wilson Co.

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Authorities are investigating a fatal crash that has closed I-40 East in Wilson County. (Submitted photo by Andrew Wright) Authorities are investigating a fatal crash that has closed I-40 East in Wilson County. (Submitted photo by Andrew Wright)
LEBANON, TN (WSMV) -

One person was killed after a fiery crash on Thursday night on Interstate 40 in Wilson County, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred around 6:30 p.m. east of the Linwood Road exit around the 247 miler marker.

Two of the cars involved in the crash burst into flames.

Eastbound lanes were closed with a detour set up on Highway 70 in Lebanon and north on Highway 53 in Alexandria before returning to I-40.

The road was closed for several hours but has since reopened.

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