Fatal Crash On I-24 East

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CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF)- A 30-year-old man is dead after a Saturday night crash on I-24 East.

Police closed off lanes of traffic, backing up the interstate for hours.

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According to Chattanooga police, a man driving a motorcycle was traveling near mile marker 184 at a high rate of speed when he struck the rear of an International semi-truck.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead on the scene.

The driver of the semi-truck was unaware that the truck was hit. He left the scene but has since been located.

If you have any information about this incident, contact CPD.

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Danielle Moss joined the WDEF 12 News team in April 2019 as a reporter, producer and fill-in Meteorologist. She began her journey at WDEF as a weather intern. You can find Danielle on the evening anchor desk every weekend. She also reports during the week and does weather as well. Danielle grew up in Atlanta, GA and graduated from Jacksonville State University with a Mass Communications degree. She is currently enrolled in Mississippi State's Broadcast and Operational Meteorology degree program and is expected to graduate in May of 2020. Prior to WDEF, Danielle worked as a sideline reporter on Friday Night Network. She is an avid traveler and is excited to start exploring Chattanooga. To connect with Danielle on social media you can find her on Twitter: @SunnyD_wx and you can like her Facebook page: Danielle Moss WDEF.