JEFFERSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) — One person has died after crashing into a tractor-trailer Thursday in Jefferson County.

Ryan Purkey, 20, of Tennessee, was killed in the crash. It occurred on I-40 E between Exit 407 and U.S. Route 25 around 8 p.m.

According to a preliminary report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Purkey crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer that had begun to slow down for construction zone traffic.

Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Coffey said that eastbound lanes were shut down following the crash. Traffic was able to get by on the shoulder before all lanes reopened with rolling roadblocks around 10 p.m.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured in the crash. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.