Man hits semi-truck head-on, dies while trying to pass vehicle

The man tried passing another car but was unable to complete it.
Published: Mar. 23, 2023 at 10:57 PM CDT|Updated: Mar. 24, 2023 at 2:45 PM CDT
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WSMV) - Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a fatal crash that involved a car and a semi-truck on Thursday evening.

Carlos Hernandez, 23, made an attempt to pass a driver in a passing zone on Manchester Pike near Murfreesboro, according to THP’s preliminary report. Hernandez was unable to complete the pass and hit a semi-truck head-on.

Hernandez died as a result of the crash, according to THP. The report said the truck driver was injured in the crash, but his current condition is unknown.

The crash is still under investigation.