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Crash alert: Victim of I-65 wreck identified as Nashville musician

by Ponce Law | October 28th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – The victim of a crash on Interstate 65 Sunday night has been identified as a Nashville musician, News Channel 5 reports.

This is an update to a previous story.

Police said the man who died in the accident was 37-year-old Shawn Scruggs, a bass player who had been performing on Lower Broadway on a regular basis for the past decade.

Investigators said Scruggs was driving a Chevrolet Blazer at about 7 p.m. when he slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer that had stalled out on I-65 North near Dickerson Pike.  Scruggs was pronounced dead at the scene.

The tractor-trailer driver was not hurt in the crash.

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