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FATAL ACCIDENT ON EASTBOUND I-40 NEAR BAXTER CLOSES ROADWAY FOR A TIME

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Dept, along with the Tennessee Highway Patrol, is investigating an accident which took place Thursday afternoon on eastbound I-40. According to reports, a commercial vehicle collided with another automobile near mile marker 281, at the Baxter exit. Details are sketchy at this time, but THP reports that there was a fatality. The interstate was closed down for a few hours and reopened in the early evening.1057 News will have more on this story as information is made available.

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