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21-Year-Old Killed In Crash On I-24 In Clarksville

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Posted at 6:36 AM, Jul 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-19 14:12:19-04

A 21-year-old was killed in a late-night crash on Interstate 24 in Montgomery County.

The incident happened around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday on I-24 West in Clarksville. 

Officials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol said Sherri Burks was traveling westbound when she came upon traffic congestion.

Burks reportedly tried to go around a truck pulling a trailer that had slowed down. Troopers said she was killed after crashing into the truck at a high rate of speed. 

The driver of the truck, Timothy Hodel, was not hurt.

No charges would be filed in the wreck.