Driver dies in wrong-way crash on Middlebrook

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – One person was killed Sunday night when their car was going the wrong way on Middlebrook Pike and struck a tractor-trailer, Knoxville Police said.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, Knoxville Police said Monday morning. There were no other injuries reported as a result of the crash.

The wreck happened around 10 p.m. A 2002 Honda Civic was driving west in the eastbound lanes of Middlebrook when it struck an Eagle Transport tractor-trailer.

The driver of the Honda was pronounced dead at the scene.

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