Fatal motorcycle crash closes part of Interstate 24 in Davidson County

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – An early morning crash closed down the westbound lanes of Interstate 24 Tuesday.

The crash happened near mile marker 39, just west of Old Hickory Boulevard in Whites Creek just after 2 a.m.

A driver on the interstate witnessed the crash and called 911.

Investigators at the scene of the crash said the victim was on a motorcycle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Traffic was diverted to Old Hickory Boulevard while Interstate 40 was closed.

The road finally reopened just before 7 a.m. after being closed for nearly five hours.

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