Jakaiya Hughes Killed in Truck Accident on Highway 96 in Murfreesboro, TN
Murfreesboro, TN — November 2, 2023, Jakaiya Hughes was killed in a semi-truck crash on Highway 96 near the Royal Glenn subdivision in Murfreesboro, TN.
Authorities indicate that on November 2, a fatal accident occurred when two vehicles collided in Murfreesboro for unknown reasons. According to reports, the crash happened at approximately 7:30 a.m. Investigators say a semi-truck traveling along Highway 96 attempted to make a turn when a vehicle struck the back of its trailer. The cause of the crash has not been determined at this time.
Officials confirmed the vehicle driver, Jakaiya Hughes, 18, suffered fatal injuries. No other injuries were reported, and no additional details were given. Police are continuing to investigate the events that led to the crash.