THP investigating fatal crash on I-65 S in Robertson County

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ROBERTSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 45-year-old man died in a crash on Interstate 65 in Robertson County on Wednesday.

Tennessee Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Travis Plotzer said crews arrived at the scene of a single vehicle accident at around 5:45 p.m.

Authorities identified the victim as Joselito Ramirez, of Madison. THP officials say a passenger was also injured in the crash.

A car in front of Ramirez slammed on its breaks unexpectedly, according to a THP report. At that time, Ramirez swerved to miss the vehicle and over corrected, going across the roadway and hitting the guardrail and rolling down a hill.

No additional information is available at this time.