Update: According to a report from Tennessee Highway Patrol, the driver of the vehicle, Renee Cox, died due to the crash.

Cox, 58, of Nashville, TN was driving a 2016 Lexus ES when she exited the roadway, ran into the median and struck a tree. THP said Cox was not wearing a seatbelt.

FALL BRANCH, Tenn. (WJHL) – A single vehicle crash has left I-81 North partially closed, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation.

At approximately 9:22 a.m. Sunday morning a crash was reported on I-81 North around mile marker 54, leaving the left lane and shoulder closed.

Drivers are advised to expect delays and avoid the route if possible.