Police: Driver killed in overnight crash at I-240, Millbranch

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Authorities are investigating a deadly overnight crash on I-240 near the Millbranch exit.

According to first responders, a vehicle was traveling eastbound on the interstate when it veered across two lanes of traffic heading eastbound and crashed into a TDOT information sign. The car caught on fire with the driver, 40-year-old Rodney Branch, still inside.

Witnesses pulled the man from the wreckage and tried to revive him, but he was reportedly already dead.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.