RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 79-year-old Murfreesboro man was killed after a rollover crash on Interstate 24 in Rutherford County Thursday morning.

The crash happened in the westbound lanes near the Almaville Road exit around 4:45 a.m.

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Almaville Road crash
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The Tennessee Highway Patrol reported the crash involved two Jeeps, a Grand Cherokee driven by 79-year-old James Terry Walker and a Jeep Wrangler.

According to the THP crash report, the Grand Cherokee had slowed to a stop in a lane of travel before it was hit from behind by the Wrangler. Walker’s vehicle rotated and flipped over before coming to a stop.

Walker was pronounced dead at the scene.

The roadway fully reopened to traffic just after 7 a.m.

No additional information was immediately released.

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