CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Two Clarksville men were killed in a single-vehicle crash in the westbound lanes of Interstate 24 in Montgomery County early Saturday morning.
It happened at Exit 1 near the Tennessee/Kentucky state line around 3 a.m.
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a Montgomery County deputy was traveling westbound on I-24 when a Chevrolet Camaro Z28 passed him at a high rate of speed.
A report states that the deputy attempted to initiate a traffic stop when the Camaro went around a commercial vehicle.
The driver of the Camaro attempted to pass a passenger vehicle at the same time another vehicle was changing lanes.
The THP report states the Camaro overcorrected and slid out of control and collided with a tree.
The driver of the Camero, 22-year-old Devin Spraggins was killed in the crash. His passenger, 20-year-old Terry Colgate, was also killed in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.