Sam Cooper wreck kills one, injures another


MEMPHIS, Tenn — A multivehicle crash was reported on Sam Cooper around 10 a.m. Friday. The wreck was near the Mendenhall overpass.

The crash involved three vehicles, police said. All westbound lanes were blocked, exit ramps closed and the shoulders blocked.

Memphis Police say one person was taken to the hospital but was later pronounced dead.

Police have identified the victim as Karen Chancellor. She was 64 years old.

Another person went to the hospital in critical condition but is now listed as non-critical.

This story has been updated.

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