One person died in a single-vehicle crash in Goodlettsville.
The incident was reported early Wednesday morning in the 600 block of Dry Creek Road.
Road closed: Police say the car took out the guard rail and is mangled in the woods. The driver died at the scene. @NC5 @NC5_RSchleicher pic.twitter.com/a8wbYwG8XA
— Alexandra Koehn (@NC5_AKoehn) June 14, 2017
According to reports, a motorist, later identified as a 30-year-old from Westmoreland, was driving south just before 6 a.m. Wednesday when he left the roadway and hit a tree. The reason was unknown.
Authorities said the car rolled over and hit a second tree on the driver's side. He was killed in the crash.
Multiple responders were called to the scene. The victim's full identity was not released pending notification of his family.
The investigation remained ongoing. Tests were being conducted to determine if drugs or alcohol played a role in the fatal wreck.