35-year-old Gallatin man killed in crash on I-24 in Robertston County

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ROBERTSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 35-year-old man from Gallatin was killed in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 24 in Robertson County Thursday morning.

The crash happened in the westbound lanes near mile marker 19 around 8:15 a.m.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol reported Christopher Akins was driving a white GMC Sierra when the vehicle hit the rear of a white tractor-trailer, which was stopped in the lane due to a build up of traffic.

Crash investigators believe Akins switched lanes in an attempt to avoid hitting the tractor-trailer.

The roadway was closed while crash investigators processed the scene.

No additional information was immediately released.

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