Authorities confirm 3 dead in car crash on Highway 70

EAST JACKSON, Tenn. —  The Jackson Police Department confirmed that three people died in a one-vehicle crash Saturday evening.

Police responded to the one-vehicle accident Saturday on the Highway 70 Bypass near Jackson Careers and Technology School.

Authorities say an adult woman along with two children were inside the vehicle, and all three people died from the crash.

The names and ages of the people involved have not been released.

“We just ask for the community to be in prayer for the family members during this tragic loss,” said Captain Derick Tisdale with the Jackson Police Department.

Tisdale says as part of the investigation, traffic re-constructionists will recreate the scene to learn what happened.

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