1 killed in crash on I-40 East in Mount Juliet

The crash involved two vehicles and multiple lanes were blocked for the investigation.
Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers said one person was killed in a crash early Sunday morning on Interstate 40 in Mount Juliet.
Published: Mar. 19, 2023 at 6:30 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 20, 2023 at 10:57 AM CDT
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MOUNT JULIET, Tenn. (WSMV) - One person has been killed in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 40 East, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

According to troopers, Brian G. Yiankololos, 34, of New Hampshire, was driving a Ford F450 hauling all terrain vehicles by trailer around 4:15 a.m. when he was experiencing engine trouble. He had pulled into the far right lane to enter the exit ramp at Mount Juliet Road when he was struck by a Ford Taurus driven by Jasper Rowan, 24, of Tennessee. Troopers said Rowan was killed in the crash.

The right two lanes of I-40 East were blocked for the investigation and for crews to remove the wreckage.