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1 killed in head-on collision with tractor-trailer

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(WMC-TV) - One person is dead as a result of a two-vehicle crash that happened on Shelby Drive, east of Airways Boulevard Friday morning.

According to Memphis police, Clint Brandon Long, 37, of Horn-Lake, was killed when he veered into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with a tractor-trailer. Long became trapped in his 2001 Nissan Altima and was pronounced dead on the scene. A passenger in the car was initially taken to The MED in critical condition, but has since been upgraded to non-critical.

The 48-year-old driver of the tractor-trailer was also taken to The MED and is in non-critical condition.

MPD has not yet said what may have caused Long to veer into oncoming traffic.

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