2 killed in Cumberland Co. car crash

Local News
Generic crash fatal .jpg

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Two people were killed in a car crash in Cumberland County Sunday.

According to a report, police responded on I-40 in Crossville. A tractor-trailer carrying paper towels was traveling east on I-40 when it went off the left side of the roadway, went across the median, and began to turn over on its right side.

Officials said the tractor-trailer then crossed the west lane and went through the guardrail down the embankment. The tractor-trailer came to a rest on its side after hitting several trees.

The driver, 31-year-old Mutasim Abdelrahman was killed in the crash. His passenger, 39-year-old Robert William Newport was also killed.

No drugs or alcohol were involved.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

Trending Stories