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Victim identified in fatal crash on Hwy 68

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An accident in Rhea County left one man dead and another injured.

The crash happened Thursday night around 6:35 p.m.

Officials say 48-year-old Jerrod Lyons of Nashville was driving a 1997 Honda Accord southbound on Hwy 68.

Lyons was negotiating a curve, when the vehicle went across the northbound lane, striking a 2016 Peterbilt trailer truck head on.

The driver of the truck, 42-year-old Don Scarbrough, was injured in the crash.

Lyons was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of crash.

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