Truck plows into TDOT crew on I-40

NASHVILLE (WDEF) A TDOT worker was killed in the Nashville area Thursday morning near Nashville.

The victim was part of a crew headed to work when they got a flat tire.

Two vehicles pulled into the emergency lane on I-40 while the TDOT workers got out to fix the flat.

That’s when an 18 wheeler veered into their lane for some unknown reason, hit one truck and worker, hit another and flipped over.

Two other workers along with the 18 wheeler driver have been taken to the hospital.

Follow NC5’s Cuthbert Langley for updates.

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