I-65 reopens after deadly crash near Dickerson Pike

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – One person is dead after a crash involving a semi Sunday on Interstate 65 North near Dickerson Pike.

The crash happened around 6:55 p.m., a semi trailer stalled in the middle of the interstate near mile marker 89. Another vehicle tried to avoid the semi, but was unsuccessful and crashed into the back of the it, according to Metro police.

Officials said the vehicle then caught fire, killing the driver trapped inside. The Nashville Fire Department responded to the scene to extinguish the fire.

Metro police’s Fatal Crash Team is investigating.

I-65 northbound near the I-24 split was shut down, with traffic being diverted onto I-24.

The roadway has since reopened to traffic.

No additional information was immediately released.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.

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