EDITOR’S NOTE: An earlier version of this story contained incorrect information about the number of people in the van. The actual number is eight according to an update from the Clinton Police Department. The error has been corrected.
CLINTON, Tenn. (WATE) — Two people were killed and six others were injured in a single-vehicle crash in Clinton early Monday morning.
Clinton Police say a passenger van with eight total occupants crashed at around 5:40 a.m. on Interstate 75 North near Exit 122.
Preliminary information suggests the van was headed towards a worksite at a plant. The driver attempted to merge onto the I-75N ramp when the van rolled over on its top. The driver, 56-year-old Corey Caldwell, and passenger Lahonna D. Charles, 34, were pronounced dead at the scene.
A Clinton Police Department spokesperson said no seatbelts were worn during the crash.