2 killed after car, semi collide in Sumner County

Identity released of man killed on Nolensville Pike (Image 1)
Identity released of man killed on Nolensville Pike (Image 1)

Two people were killed after a car and tractor trailer collided in Sumner County Thursday afternoon.

The crash happened just before 3 p.m. on State Route 6 near the intersection of East John David Road, not far from the Kentucky state line in Westmoreland, Tennessee.

North and southbound lanes are shut down to traffic and are not expected to reopen until at least 8 p.m.

Traffic is being diverted in both directions and motorists are urged to take alternate routes.

The identities of the victims were not immediately known.

Authorities told News 2 another person suffered minor injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital, while another remained unhurt.

Further details have yet to be released.

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