I-40 reopens in Putnam County following deadly head-on crash


MONTEREY, Tenn. (WKRN) — At least one person is dead following a crash on I-40 in Putnam County.

It happened at mile marker 298, between Monterey and Cookeville, in the westbound lanes.

Officials say an RV crossed the median and hit multiple westbound vehicles head-on. Three vehicles were involved in total, according to THP.

Traffic was impacted for a few hours following the crash, but the roadway has since reopened.

The investigation is still ongoing into what led up to the crash.

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