Kingsport man killed in Rogersville crash

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ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — State troopers say one person was killed in a crash Thursday afternoon on U.S. Highway 11W in Rogersville.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a tractor-trailer was stopped at the red light on 11W at Park Boulevard when it was struck from behind by a Nissan Altima, which came to a stop underneath the trailer.

The driver of the Nissan, Nicholas Key, 23 of Kingsport, was killed, according to a THP preliminary crash report. The tractor-trailer driver was not injured.

The crash happened around 1:30 p.m.

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