According to the Tennessee Highway patrol, 3 people are dead after an early evening crash on Interstate 40 just inside the Fayette county line at mile marker 29.
Police say a tanker truck and 2 cars collided in the eastbound lane of I-40 around 6:30 Friday night. Police say one person survived the crash. The crash blocked the eastbound lanes of I-40 for several hours Friday night. The accident reconstruction team out of Memphis is on the scene trying to determine how the crash happened.