Fatal wreck closes Hwy 50

Monday, November 18, 2019

A fatal vehicle crash closed Highway 50 on Monday morning.

Preliminary reports from the Tennessee Highway Patrol indicated that a vehicle crossed the center line before 7 a.m. and struck another vehicle traveling the opposite direction head-on.

The driver of the first vehicle was killed in the crash. The driver who was hit reported suffered serious injuries.

Two other vehicles were damaged as well but the drivers escaped serious injury.

Traffic is being diverted but the highway is expected to reopen soon.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.