Single-engine plane crashes along Tennessee highway, killing those aboard and closing lanes

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Police in Nashville say that multiple people have died after a small plane crashed on Monday night near an interstate highway, shutting down multiple lanes.

The Metro Nashville Police Department says that the single-engine plane crashed just off Interstate 40 in the western part of the city.

Police said multiple people onboard were dead. Police posted a photo of the charred wreckage of the small plane in the grass along the interstate. Transportation officials said that the eastbound lanes of I-40 were closed.

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