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Deadly crash closes I-24E in Rutherford County

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Posted at 8:44 PM, Jun 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-26 22:03:52-04

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WTVF) — A deadly crash has closed the eastbound lanes of Interstate 24 in Rutherford County.

The crash happened Friday night at mile marker 85 just past the Joe B. Jackson Parkway exit around 8 p.m.

Emergency crews have responded to the scene. An alternate route is available for drivers on U.S. Highway 41 South (Manchester Highway.)

Details of the crash were not released, but Rutherford County Sheriff's officials said at least one person was killed.