SMYRNA, Tenn. (WKRN) — Authorities are investigating a deadly accident in Smyrna that closed areas of Sam Ridley Parkway Sunday morning for several hours.
One person was killed and at least one other was injured in a crash involving two vehicles, according to Heather Kent, public information officer for the Smyrna Police Department.
At this time, it’s unclear how many individuals were in the vehicles at the time of the crash or how it happened. Kent said it is an active investigation.
The Smyrna Police Department said the accident happened before 5 a.m. in front of the Smyrna Event Center and all lanes of traffic on the parkway were closed. The eastbound ramp from Lowry to Sam Ridley Parkway was also closed.
Police said traffic was being redirected to Threet Industrial and Nolan Drive to Murfreesboro Road.
Kent said the roadway was reopened around 11 a.m.
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