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One Killed in Shelby County Crash

A head-on crash between a car and semi in Shelby County has resulted in the death of one person.

Maj. David Tilford, with the Shelby County Sheriff's Department, says the crash happened around 3:45 Tuesday afternoon  on State Road 44 just east of Old Franklin Road.

Tilford says the initial investigation indicates that the car was traveling west when, for unknown reasons, it crossed the center line and collided with the eastbound semi.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead. The driver of the semi was not injured. Weather is not believed to have been a factor in the crash.

Authorities are not releasing the name of the deceased, or any other information at this time. We will update this story as more information becomes available.

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 7:01:37 AM


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