Dickson County I-40 fatal wreck victims identified

Dickson County I-40 fatal wreck victims identified

Two Jackson residents were killed in a fiery wreck on Interstate 40 in Dickson County Saturday morning. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol report, a semi-truck crossed the median and hit the resident’s hatchback head on.

According to THP, 77 year old John McCutchen and 73 year old Susan Hayes were traveling eastbound at 9:30 am in a 2005 Pontiac Vibe Hatchback when a semi-truck driven by 39 year old Conway, Arkansas resident James Smith, traveling west bound on I-40 had a left front tire blowout. This caused the truck to cross the center median and into oncoming eastbound traffic.

The 2018 Peterbilt semi-truck, which was carrying ice cream, crashed into the Vibe Hatchback head on. Both vehicles came to a stop upside down on the interstate and became completely engulfed in flame, the report states.

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