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Kendall Morgan and Tiffanni Smith were Killed in Truck Accident in Virginia

Smyth County, Virginia – Two people were killed when a tractor-trailer smashed through a median and struck an oncoming semi-truck head-on.

The crash happened on Interstate 81. According to authorities, Michael Hanson – who was later charged with reckless driving — was traveling south in a Kenworth on I-81 when he traveled through the median and struck a Freightliner head-on.

The Freightliner was driven by 66-year-old Kendall Morgan. Tiffanni Smith, 29, was a passenger in the truck. Authorities released information regarding the condition of the motorists. Tiffanni Smith was killed in the crash and pronounced dead at the scene. Kendall Morgan also died at the scene of the crash. Michael Hanson suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

No further information was immediately available.


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