I-24 re-opens after deadly tractor trailer crash in Clarksville

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Interstate 24 Eastbound in Clarksville has re-opened after a fatal crash that closed part of the road for more than 12 hours.

The crash involved a tractor trailer and happened near mile marker 9 around 8:12 p.m. Saturday.

Troopers confirm there were two people in the vehicle at the time of the crash, and the driver died.

The driver has been identified as Noor Shakul, 32, of North Mankato, Minnesota.

The passenger was not injured.

Tennessee Highway Patrol officials said the truck was hauling frozen poultry when it went off the left side of the roadway, swerved to miss the guardrail, and rolled 100 feet down an embankment.

The road re-opened around 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

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