One killed in multi-vehicle crash near airport

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One person was killed in a fiery wreck near the airport Tuesday night, Memphis police said.

Officers were on the scene of a crash involving multiple vehicles on Shelby Drive west of Swinnea about 8 p.m.

According to police, Laurence Young lost control of his vehicle and went into oncoming traffic. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

One of those vehicles was on fire, they said.

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