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61-year-old driver dead following two-vehicle crash on I-40 West near Fesslers Lane

Nashville, TENNESSEE – Metro Police said the fatal crash occurred right before 6 p.m. Thursday evening.

It happened on I-40 West near Fesslers Lane.

Metro Nashville Police Department officers responded to a report of a crash.

The responding officers discovered that the 61-year-old driver of Toyota Camry, later identified as Charles Stavely, was traveling east on I-40 when he lost control of his vehicle.

His vehicle crossed over the grass berm and entered the westbound lanes of I-40 where it was struck by the 26-year-old driver of a Chevrolet pickup truck, later identified as Oscar Hilario-Hernandez, 26.

The 61-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Hilario-Hernandez was not injured, Metro Police said.

This incident remains under investigation.