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Tennessee is the 36th largest and the 17th most populous of the 50 United States. The Appalachian Mountains dominate the eastern part of the state, and the Mississippi River forms the state's western border. Tennessee's capital and second largest city is Nashville, which has a population of 601,222. Memphis is the state's largest city, with a population of 653,450.
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One person was killed and several others injured in a two-car crash early Sunday that sent both vehicles careening down an embankment off Tenn. 385 near Kirby.
One of the cars was trying to merge onto the divided highway when it collided with another car going west about 12:40 a.m.
A man is behind bars for crushing an Memphis police officer between a car while allegedly driving drunk.
It all started Saturday night at Poplar Avenue and Willett Street during a routine traffic stop, but in the blink of an eye it changed several lives.
A 29-year-old man was ejected from his vehicle and killed early on Saturday in a one-car accident at Mendenhall and Marcel Cove, Memphis police said.
The wreck was reported at about 2:06 a.m.
Three Mitchell High School students were involved in a car accident Thursday morning. Shelby County Schools confirms one of those students has died.
The accident happened at 10:52 a.m. near the intersection of Weaver Road and Levi Road in South Memphis.
Five people were sent to the hospital Thursday afternoon after a downtown crash, which involved a MATA bus.
Two men have died and another is fighting for his life following a Bedford County crash early Monday.
Authorities say all of the victims had been drinking, and charges are now pending in the investigation.
A motorcyclist was killed when officials say he crashed his bike into a minivan on eastbound Interstate 24 Monday night.
A 2-year-old boy was injured after being thrown out of a car during a crash in Christiana Monday night.
The crash happened on Highway 231 near McKaig Road just after 7 p.m.
A woman has died after a crash last week on Sam Ridley Parkway in Smyrna.
Police in DeKalb County are investigating a possible boating accident after two bodies were found at Center Hill Lake on Wednesday.
The DeKalb County Sheriff says a fisherman called around 5:15 p.m. after finding a body.