Charges are pending in a Marion County crash that killed one person and sent two others to the hospital.
The wreck on I-24 West happened just before 3 p.m. on Sunday and backed up traffic for several hours.
State troopers said a tractor trailer was heading east when it crossed the center median and hit an SUV head on.
The driver of the SUV, 69-year-old Robert Gage from Pennsylvania, died at the scene. 70-year-old Sharon Gage was in the passenger seat and was airlifted to the hospital.
She's in critical but stable condition.
An ambulance took the driver of the semi, 56-year-old Norman Bruan who is also from Pennsylvania, to the hospital. He was treated and released.
TDOT estimated the area to be cleared by 2:00am EST. If you need to go this way, you can detour at exit 174 then take Highway 41.
Hundreds gathered at Coolidge Park, protesting the violence that happened in Charlottesville Thursday night.
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