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THP investigates deadly crash in Dickson Co.

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Posted at 7:02 AM, Jan 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-25 11:18:37-05

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.