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Driver wanted in deadly hit-and-run crash on I-65 near Franklin

Posted: 5:32 AM, Feb 11, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-11 13:44:57-05
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FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WTVF) — The Tennessee Highway Patrol said they're searching for a hit-and-run driver who caused a deadly, chain-reaction crash on Interstate 65 in Williamson County.

The wreck happened around midnight Tuesday near the Peytonsville Road exit.

THP said the at-fault driver struck a Hyundai SUV, which caused that vehicle to hit a Chevrolet Impala. The impact sent the Impala spinning and it was T-boned by a large SUV.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol officials described the suspect's car as a silver or light color SUV.

Two people were taken to the hospital following the crash. Troopers said 38-year-old Kathryn Nappier was pronounced dead upon arrival.

All southbound lanes were closed for several hours overnight for the investigation. Anyone with information should call THP at 615-741-2060.