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    10/30/14 07:17:49 AM

    We are LIVE tracking a semi accident on I-24 which has multiple injuries and needs Life Flight to respond. All lanes are CLOSED and won't be cleared until 8am. We have alternate routes for this scene and all other back ups around town. Also, rain is on the way for Halloween and some areas could see snow. WATCH:  click here for more

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Tenn. Leads the Nation in Cell Phone-Related Fatal Crashes

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A recent National Safety Council study says Tennessee reported 93 cell phone related fatal crashes in 2011. That's more than 10 times the amount in Kentucky, and more than 4 times as many as California, a state with a population 6 times larger. Tennessee's Governor's Highway Safety Office says Tennessee Leads the nation, and they're working to battle a growing problem. Tuesday night FOX17 NEWS will introduce you to a family who lost their son to distracted driving, and you'll learn what the state says is the real reason behind the high number of distracted driving deaths.

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