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Fatal Crash Closes I-40 Eastbound In Dickson Co.

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DICKSON COUNTY, Tenn. – Interstate 40 eastbound in Dickson County has been shut down at mile marker 176 near State Route 840 after a fatal crash.

The wreck happened around 2:00 p.m. and was estimated to be cleared by 1:00a.m. TDOT cameras show a tractor trailer that caught fire. Police said the driver of the truck died in the crash.

Tennessee Highway Patrols have been diverting eastbound traffic to alternate routes. Westbound traffic is affected with rubbernecking delays.

The details surrounding the crash have not been released.

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