Family members say their son - a Powell High School graduate - died in the I-40 crash.


(WBIR - Knoxville, TN) Family members confirmed Thursday to 10News that Trent Roberts was among the people who died in the I-40 crash in Jefferson County. Roberts was in the Chevrolet Tahoe.

Roberts graduated from Powell High School.

THP says a passenger bus was traveling eastbound Wednesday I-40 near mile marker 423 when, according to their preliminary investigation, it experienced a tire malfunction. The driver lost control and the bus crossed the median and crashed into a tractor trailer and clipped a Tahoe SUV that was heading westbound. They say the tractor trailer immediately caught fire and the bus overturned.

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