MCEWEN, Tenn. (WKRN) — One person is dead following a crash in Humphrey’s County.

It happened on Highway 70 in McEwen Wednesday around 4:40 p.m.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said a vehicle crashed near Hudgins Lanes after running off the roadway and traveling down an embankment.

The driver, later identified as Ronald James, 64, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The eastern lane of Highway 70 was closed in the area for several hours as authorities investigated.