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.