Fatal accident closes I-840 West in Williamson Co. - WSMV News 4

Fatal accident closes I-840 West in Williamson Co.

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THP is investigating a fatal accident on I-840 West in Williamson County near the Arno Road exit. (WSMV) THP is investigating a fatal accident on I-840 West in Williamson County near the Arno Road exit. (WSMV)
FRANKLIN, TN (WSMV) -

One man is dead after a crash on Interstate 840 in Williamson County Friday evening.

According to Tennessee Highway Patrol, a vehicle was traveling eastbound on I-840 near Arno Road around 5 p.m. when its right rear tire blew out. The vehicle then went into the grass median and rolled several times before landing in the westbound lanes.

The driver who was killed was identified as 64-year-old Rodger Orris, of Smyrna.

A second vehicle was hit by flying debris in the crash, but the driver was not injured.

Troopers closed the interstate at Horton Highway while investigating the crash. As of 8 p.m., all lanes of I-840 are back open.

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