THP: Victim of fatal I-75 crash identified


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — One person was killed in a crash involving a car and a tractor-trailer on Tuesday.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed 34-year-old Amanda Beal, of Knoxville, was killed after she was ejected from her vehicle that struck the back of a tractor-trailer on southbound I-75 Tuesday around 6 p.m.

An incident report states she was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured.

No charges are expected to be filed in the crash.

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