Fatal crash shuts down part of I-24 East in Clarksville
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - Police are investigating a deadly crash that shut down part of Interstate 24 East Sunday morning.
The crash was reported just before 6 a.m. near mile marker 11 in Clarksville. The Tennessee Highway Patrol said a vehicle was parked on the shoulder of the interstate, and was partially in the left lane. Another vehicle hit the parked car, sending it into the median.
Lisa Wasington, 60, was a passenger in the parked vehicle and died as a result of the crash. THP said the parked car did not have a driver.
The driver of the other vehicle suffered injuries, and her current condition is unknown.
I-24 completely shut down where the crash happened, and traffic was diverted off the highway and onto Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
THP is investigating the crash.
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