GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) — A crash on Interstate 81 in Greene County involving two vehicles on Wednesday left one person dead and another injured, according to a crash report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
The report said traffic on I-81 was backed up near mile marker 27 in Greene County due to TDOT construction work when the crash occurred.
A Peterbilt tractor-trailer hauling 40,000 pounds of steel pipe was stopped when a Ford Explorer rear-ended the semi-truck, according to the report.
The driver, Morgan Woods, 31, of Mosheim, died in the crash.
A 10-year-old passenger in the Explorer was injured. The report does not list the extent of the child’s injuries.
The driver the tractor-trailer was not injured during the crash.