1 dead in Rockwood crash involving tractor trailer

FILE PHOTO: Rockwood Police Department car

ROCKWOOD, Tenn. (WATE) – One person was killed in a wreck involving a tractor trailer Sunday afternoon on Gateway Avenue.

Rockwood police report that Dawn Schmidt, 56, was killed when her vehicle was rear ended by the tractor trailer.

No one else was injured in the crash. THP will investigate the accident to learn more and Gateway Avenue will remain closed in both directions between Coffman St. and Wheeler St. from noon until approximately 4 p.m. Sunday.

Anyone traveling in the area should choose an alternate route.

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