The Grundy County Sheriff's Office says one person was killed in an overnight crash in Altamont that was found late Thursday morning.

The crash happened in the 700 block of Main Street near the intersection of Canyon Drive.

Sheriff Clint Shrum says the driver ran off the road, hit a tree and came to a stop "against an occupied house." The sheriff says the vehicle was not visible from the roadway.

Sheriff Shrum says the driver, whose name has not been released, was ejected from the vehicle.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is leading the investigation.

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