Knoxville Police investigating fatal 4-vehicle wreck on I-40


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    WBIR-- Knoxville police are investigating a four-vehicle wreck that killed one person and sent four others to the hospital Friday night.

    It happened in the eastbound lanes on I-40 at the Midway Road exit around 10:55 p.m.

    26-year-old Kyra LaRoque was traveling west when she hit a semi-truck and went through the median into eastbound traffic. Her car grazed one car and hit another head-on.

    LaRoque was pronounced dead at the scene. The other drivers and one passenger were sent to the hospital. None of their injuries are believed to be life-threatening.

    KPD is continuing to investigate the incident.

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