JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Johnson City Police Department (JCPD) is investigating after a crash on Interstate 26 West Tuesday.
According to a release from the JCPD, the crash occurred near mile marker 17 at 2:37 p.m. The crash came after a portion of I-26 had been closed for hours following a separate crash.
The JCPD reports Darrell Clark and some of his family members were working on his disabled Ford F-150 pickup truck on the shoulder of the interstate when a Mazda 3 heading west hit the truck and Clark.
Clark died at the scene due to his injuries, police stated Wednesday.
No other injuries were reported, and the crash remains under investigation.