Multi-car crash kills 1 in Humphreys County

WKRN / Tracey Rogers

HUMPHREYS COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – Traffic was backed up on I-40 in Humphreys County Sunday because of a fatal crash.

Two vehicles collided in the eastbound lane, and the impact flipped them both over a guardrail, according to Chief Deputy Rob Edwards of the Humphreys County Sheriff’s Department.

One person, Rickie Wesley, died at the scene. Two other people were injured.

The crash occurred at Mile Marker 136, at Cuba Landing near the Tennessee River bridge, an area notorious for accidents.