Coffee Co. Crash Involved M'boro Man

Coffee Co. Crash Involved M'boro Man | crash, wreck, Murfreesboro, tractor trailer, John Pratt, WGNS, newspaper

A crash involving a Murfreesboro man in neighboring Coffee County, snarled traffic on I-24. The
incident involving two tractor trailers on I-24 westbound at mile marker 108 near Manchester happened around 6 Sunday morning. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports a tractor trailer driven by 68-year old Jerry Fletcher of Minnesota, had pulled over on the shoulder of the interstate. As he was pulling back onto the interstate, he was rear ended by another tractor trailer driven by 41-year old John Pratt of Murfreesboro. The impact caused both tractor trailers to go off the side of the interstate and down a small embankment. Neither driver was injured. The left lane on the westbound side as closed until around 2:30 Sunday afternoon, causing considerable traffic congestion.

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