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One person killed in overnight crash on I-55 involving 18-wheeler

Police said 31-year-old LaKrystal Christian died at the scene.
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police say one person has died in an overnight crash along I-55.

The crash happened about 12:35 a.m. Wednesday on I-55 at Shelby Drive. Investigators said 31-year-old LaKrystal Christian was driving a car and speeding, then lost control entering I-55 and struck an 18-wheeler.

Christian died at the scene.

Further information has not been released.