1 killed in crash on I-40 past Lebanon - WKRN News 2

1 killed in crash on I-40 past Lebanon

Posted: Updated: Jun 09, 2014 10:43 AM
SMITH COUNTY, Tenn. -

One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash late Sunday night on Interstate 40, just past Lebanon.

Officials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol told News 2 Johnny Burk, 34, struck the back of a semi around 9:40 p.m. at mile marker 252, just before the Alexandria Highway exit in Smith County.

Troopers say Burk was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

He was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The semi driver was not injured.

The interstate was closed for several hours until the scene was cleared.

Authorities do not believe alcohol or drugs played a role in the accident.

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