Crash on I-40 kills two people - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Crash on I-40 kills two people

(WMC-TV) - An accident involving a tractor-trailer and a car killed two people on I-40 Friday morning.

The accident happened on I-40 eastbound at exit 35 just before 9 a.m.

According to Tennessee Highway Patrol, the driver of the car missed the exit and was trying to make a U-turn when his car was hit by a tractor-trailer.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger was also killed.

One eastbound lane on I-40 was blocked as the crash was investigated. Traffic began moving again around noon.

The names of the two victims will not be released until their families are notified.

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