One man dead after interstate crash in Williamson County

Posted at 5:26 AM, May 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-30 06:56:43-04

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WTVF) — The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating after a deadly crash in a construction zone.

It happened on I-840 East near I-65 around midnight and shut down the interstate for four hours overnight.

Investigators believe the victim was driving at a high rate of speed when he crashed into the back of a construction truck. His truck ricocheted into the middle of the interstate. He died at the scene.

No construction workers were hurt. The interstate reopened just after 4 a.m. THP has not identified the victim.