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Fatal #: 439-440       Operator #: 3766  
Accident #: 400     Station Sending SPTJ     #(2) Deceased   #() Injured
Date of Crash: 09/16/2020   Time of Crash: 4:22am   Location: INTERSTATE 40 72 MILE MARKER WESTBOUND  
City: LONDON   County: POPE    
 
Deceased
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
MARY D. MASI (5)   59   SODDY DAISY TN   F   X      
DONALD C. SWOFFORD (5)   59   WAYNESBORO TN   M     X    
             
Additional Deceased
1
 
INJURED
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
DARREL A. MILLER (1)   56   WARD AR   M   X      
             
Additional Injured
1
 
Vehicle Year Direction Hwy. Vehicle Year Direction Hwy.
1. INTERNATIONAL 2018 W I-40 2. VOLVO 2015 W I-40
3. INTERNATIONAL 2009 W I-40 4. INTERNATIONAL 2017 W I-40
Additional Vehicles
1 VEHICLE : FREIGHTLINER (5) YEAR: 2020 DIRECTION : W HWY : I-40
 
Initial Narrative     V-1 V-2 V-3 AND V-4 WERE STOPPED ON INTERSTATE 40 IN THE OUTSIDE TRAFFIC LANE DUE TO A PREVIOUS ACCIDENT AHEAD. V-5 REAR-ENDED V-4 BEFORE SWERVING OUT CONTROL SIDESWIPING THE LEFT FRONT OF V-3. AFTER IMPACT WITH V-3 V-5 REAR-ENDED V-2 CAUSING V-2 TO REAR-END V-1. THE IMPACT BETWEEN V-5 AND V-2 CAUSED V-5'S SEMI TRAILER TO DETATCH AND OVERTURN. V-5 PUSHED V-2'S TRAILER OFF THE INTERSTATE CATCHING BOTH ON FIRE.  
 
Weather Condition:   CLEAR  Road Condition:   DRY 
 
Injured Taken To:    ST. MARY'S REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER   Body Held At:    POPE COUNTY CORONER'S OFFICE  
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  CPL. CHAD MANESS 67 Agency:  ASP

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