Woman dies in single-car accident on I-640

Woman dies in single-car accident on I-640

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The car traveled up an embankment before rolling back down. The car traveled up an embankment before rolling back down.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - One person was killed Tuesday morning after being ejected from her vehicle along I-640.

Knoxville police received a call at 7:02 a.m. about a single-car crash on I-640 East near The Hague.

According to the preliminary investigation, an Acura sedan was traveling east on I-640 when the vehicle left the roadway and hit the guardrail. 

The vehicle then traveled up the embankment and rolled over. The female driver, Jayla Shaekesh Moffett, 20, of Knoxville, was ejected from the vehicle. 

Moffett was transported to University of Tennessee Medical Center where she was pronounced dead. 

No one else was involved in the accident.

Police are continuing to investigate the crash.

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