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Investigation underway in fatal overnight crash

Posted on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 4:17 pm

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office confirms an investigation into fatal crash that occurred overnight Wednesday, September 4,  at 747 Main Street Altamont.

The single vehicle involved in the crash was traveling west on Highway 56 when it left the roadway. The vehicle struck a tree and came to rest against an occupied house and was not visible from the roadway.

The driver was ejected.

The crash was discovered late this morning.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol in investigating the incident. The name of the decedent is being withheld until notification of next of kin.