MPD: Shooting leads to deadly crash, shuts down Shelby Drive

Deadly crash investigation in Whitehaven

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Dozens lost power in Whitehaven after a deadly crash overnight.

The accident happened on Shelby Drive at Auburn Road around 3:00 a.m.

Preliminary information reveals a man driving an Infiniti G35 hit two light poles. The man found dead crashed into the poles after he was shot, according to MPD.

It hasn’t when determined where the shooting happened at this time.

Authorities have not said when Shelby Drive will be reopened. MLGW has not determined when power will be restored in the area.

Check back for updates on the investigation.

Crash causing power outages in Whitehaven

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