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Driver Identified In Deadly Crash On Cool Springs Exit Ramp

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FRANKLIN, Tenn. - Police have identified the driver killed in Franklin's first fatal crash of 2013.

Chad Scism, 34, died after his vehicle overturned and struck a light pole after leaving the roadway while exiting Interstate 65 northbound to Cool Springs Boulevard east around 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Witnesses said that the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed before the crash.  Scism, of Thompson's Station, was wearing his seatbelt, and police said they do not suspect alcohol to be a factor in the crash.

Traffic investigators continue to interview witnesses and review evidence from the scene.

The ramp remained closed until just before 6 p.m. while the crash was investigated.

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