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I-40 Crash Sends White County Woman to CRMC

A White County woman was transported to Cookeville Regional Medical Center after a crash on I-40 Thursday.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a 17-year-old juvenile was traveling eastbound with 60-year-old Joyce Ann Morris as the passenger.

The THP report indicates at 1:38 p.m., the vehicle went off the left side of the highway near exit 278. The vehicle then struck an embankment before rolling onto its top and coming to a rest partially in the highway.

Morris was transported to the hospital with minor injuries, while the juvenile was uninjured in the crash. According to the THP, A blown tire was a cause of the accident.