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1 killed, 1 injured in fatal crash on Interstate 65 in Tennessee


WHITE HOUSE, Tennessee — A Kentucky man has been killed and his passenger injured after his SUV struck a parked semi-truck on Interstate 65 near White House, Tennessee.

WTVF-TV in Nashville reported ( ) that 21-year-old Owen D. Paul of Bowling Green, Kentucky died in the crash at about 2:45 a.m. Wednesday.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says Paul was driving a Honda CRX SUV along the interstate when he lost control and struck the back of a tractor trailer parked on the on ramp.

His passenger, 21-year-old Brianna Pearson of Bowling Green, was injured and taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

The driver of the tractor trailer 52-year-old John Davis of Huntsville, Alabama, was not hurt.

No charges were filed.

Interstate traffic was not affected, but the exit ramp was blocked until 5:30 a.m.

Information from: WTVF-TV,

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