ANTIOCH, Tenn. (WKRN) – Three people are dead following a single-vehicle crash that occurred overnight on Interstate 24 in Davidson County.
The crash happened just after 3 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8 in the westbound lanes of I-24 near exit 60, which is the Hickory Hollow Parkway exit ramp.
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According to officials, the preliminary investigation shows that the vehicle, which is believed to be a four-door Kia, was traveling west on I-24 when, for reasons unknown, it left the roadway and struck a tree in the grass median area next to the Hickory Hollow Parkway exit.
Metro police said the vehicle burst into flames and all three occupants inside — one man and two women — were pronounced dead at the scene.
On Tuesday, Oct. 11, Metro police released the identities of the three people killed in the crash:
- Tony Stewart, 47, of Nashville (driver)
- Cristie Roake, 47, of Nashville (front seat passenger)
- Danya Gray, 48, of Nashville (backseat passenger)
The crash remains under investigation. No other information was immediately released.
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