Nashville man killed in collision involving tractor-trailer on I-65 North


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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Nashville man was killed in a collision involving a tractor-trailer over the weekend, according to a release from Metro Police.

It happened around 7 p.m. Sunday on I-65 North.

Police said 37-year-old Shawn Scruggs, of Nashville, was killed in the crash.

The investigation revealed the tractor-trailer had stalled on I-65 North near Dickerson Pike. That’s when police said, Scruggs, crashed into the rear of the trailer.

Scruggs died at the scene. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured.

Evidence on the roadway showed no signs that Scruggs tried to brake or avoid the crash. Police also said there was no evidence of alcohol or drug involvement at the scene.

Scruggs was a musician in Nashville. Tootsie’s Entertainment released the following statement to News 2:

Scruggs was a well known and talented musician that has been a part of the Tootsie’s family for over a decade. His talent could have taken him all over the world. We were blessed to have him grace our stages.

Jeff Eslick, Tootsie’s Entertainment

No other information was immediately released.

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

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