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27-year-old man killed in early morning crash in Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A 27-year-old man was killed in a single –vehicle crash in Clarksville early Saturday morning.  

Clarksville police and EMS crews responded to the call a little after 2:15 a.m. at Peachers Mill Road and Hidden Springs Drive.   

According to a release, Kevin Tang was driving a 1992 Lexus north on Peachers Mill Road when, for some reason, he lost control of the car.   

Officers said the car spun out, hit a curb, went off the roadway, struck a boulder on the shoulder of the road, which caused the car to go back across Peachers Mill Road before it rolled over and came to a rest.   

Police said Tang was partially ejected and trapped. He died at the scene.  

HIs 24-year-old passenger was able to escape out of a broken passenger side window. She suffered minor injuries.  

Investigators said both the driver and passenger were not wearing seatbelts and witness told police the car traveling at a high rate of speed.  

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