DICKSON, Tenn. (WTVF) — A pedestrian was killed in a crash involving a tractor trailer on I-40 in Dickson County.
The crash happened near Exit 182 early Saturday morning. Tennessee Highway Patrol says a pedestrian was standing in the middle lane of the interstate when the driver of tractor trailer, traveling westbound on I-40, was unable to stop and avoid hitting the pedestrian. The tractor trailer went off the roadway and struck a guardrail on the left side.
The pedestrian was found laying on the westbound side in the second lane.
Officials have not identified the pedestrian at this time.
Portions of I-40 East and Westbound lanes are shut down while THP investigates but should be cleared by 11 a.m.