A two-vehicle crash reported around 1 p.m. Eastern Time has left part of a main thoroughfare closed to traffic while an investigation continues.
The crash occurred on Oak Ridge Turnpike (Highway 95) at Newport Drive. An Oak Ridge spokesman says one person died in the crash and another was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries.
A three-block stretch of the highway has been closed between Montana and Nebraska avenues to facilitate the investigation.
Names of the injured and deceased individuals have not been released as yet.