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Man killed after walking across interstate

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

In Coffee County, the driver of a tractor trailer was struck and killed by a car along I-24 early Sunday morning.

Officials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol say Philip Toombs was involved in a crash in the eastbound lanes. He got out of his vehicle and tried to walk across the interstate.

Toombs was hit by a car in the westbound lanes and died at the scene.

Officials say the 27-year-old had both drugs and alcohol in his system.

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