Overnight crash on South Parkway kills two

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - Two people were killed late Wednesday night when the car they were traveling in crashed into a tree in the median on South Parkway at Worthington.

Memphis police said the crash happened just before midnight, and shut down traffic on South Parkway for most of the night.

According to investigators, a gray Nissan Maxima was headed eastbound on South Parkway when it swerved off the road and slammed into a tree.

When officers arrived, the car was wrapped around the tree, and the two men inside were dead.

Police are investigating what caused the fatal crash.

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