1 dead after tractor-trailer runs off side of Interstate

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SMITH COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – One person has died after a tractor trailer crash that happened Friday afternoon.

A single tractor-trailer crash happened on Interstate 40 westbound near mile marker 263.

The right lane is currently closed and will be until midnight.

Traffic, at one point, was backed up ten miles.

Stay with News 2 for further developments.