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One Killed in Tractor-Trailer Collision in Pulaski, Tennessee

February 13, 2019

PULASKI, TN. – According to an online news story published at, one person was killed in a tractor-trailer collision in Pulaski, Tennessee. The victim has not been identified, and little information has been released about the nature of the collision. It appears the crash was a single-vehicle collision.* 

The collision occurred in the morning on February 4 on Columbia Highway in Pulaski. At approximately 7:40 a.m., a tractor-trailer crashed and turned onto its side on Columbia Highway, near Old Campbellsville Road. It is not clear what caused the tractor-trailer to overturn. Reports did not say what direction the truck was traveling in at the time. 

It appears only the tractor-trailer was involved in the wreck, but this information has not been confirmed. Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to the scene, and Troopers did not provide any information about the cause of the collision or any factors that might have led to the collision, like speeding or fatigue. Reports did not mention whether a commercial carrier owned the tractor-trailer or employed the driver. 

One person was killed in the collision, according to officials. It is not clear if this person was the driver of the tractor-trailer, a passenger in the tractor-trailer, or someone else involved in the collision. The victim’s identity has not been released. 

The crash caused Columbia Highway to be completely shut down while crews investigated and cleared the scene. The Tennessee Department of Transportation expected the highway to remain closed for about four hours. Authorities are still in the process of investigating the accident, and no additional information has been released at this time. 

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