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Crash alert: Car accident on I-40 leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

by Ponce Law | September 29th, 2020

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, TN – Authorities say a car accident on a Cumberland County highway Monday left one person dead and another injured, according to 1057 News.

The crash happened on Interstate 40 at the 314 mile marker. State troopers said 34-year-old Jamie Smith was driving a Cadillac CTS when the vehicle merged into the left lane and struck a Honda Pilot, causing the Honda to hit a bridge.

The driver of the Honda, 61-year-old Deborah Bryant of Cunningham, Tennessee, was killed in the crash. A passenger in the car, 63-year-old Jeffery Bryant, was injured.  Smith, of Waldo, Arkansas, was not injured. Troopers said charges are pending against Smith.

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