Crash caused by wrong-way travel kills Tennessee and Kentucky man near Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tennessee — A car traveling the wrong way on Interstate 40 near Nashville caused a crash that killed two people.

Nashville Police identified the victims as 26-year-old Devin Strong of Nashville and 34-year-old James R. Hall of Richmond, Kentucky. Police say they believe Strong was driving the wrong way on the interstate early Saturday morning when his car struck Hall's head-on. The Tennessean reports (http://tnne.ws/1GhozyW) Strong died at the scene.

Another car driven by 53-year-old Christopher Miles of South Holland, Illinois, hit Strong's car after the initial collision. Miles suffered minor injuries.

Police say they don't know why Strong was traveling the wrong way on the interstate, and there was no evidence of drugs or alcohol involvement at the scene.

The crash happened around 2 a.m. on Saturday.


Information from: The Tennessean, http://www.tennessean.com

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