MT. JULIET, TN – A Lebanon man died from his injuries after being ejected in a crash on Interstate 40 East in Mount Juliet overnight, reports The Tennessean.
According to a preliminary crash report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 21-year-old Spencer Boston was traveling east on I-40 in a 2009 Nissan Altima when he lost control of the vehicle and collided with a traffic barrier.
The Altima was sent spinning counterclockwise for roughly 200 feet down the roadway. Boston was ejected from the vehicle and struck a guardrail support post.
He died at the scene.
Lt. Charles Caplinger indicated blood samples are often taken for drug and alcohol analysis after fatal crashes, though results take time. Authorities did not find any signs of alcohol or drug at the scene.
If further details are released, we will update this blog.
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