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Crash alert: Antioch woman killed when car goes off I-24 and hits tree

by Ponce Law | September 17th, 2020

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – A driver was killed when her car went off a highway in Rutherford County and crashed Monday afternoon. According to WSMV, the accident happened at about 2 p.m. on Interstate 24 West between mile markers 71 and 72.

The victim was identified as 21-year-old Andreana Vega of Antioch. The Tennessee Highway Patrol said she was driving west in a Hyundai Elantra when the vehicle went off the right shoulder of the road and hit a tree.

I-24 West in the area was shut down following the accident.

Investigators are looking into the cause of the fatal wreck. Troopers said Vega was not wearing a seat belt at the time.

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