MPD: One dead after crash on Memphis interstate Saturday morning

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One person is dead after a car crash on Highway 385 Saturday morning, Memphis police said.

Officers responded to the crash on 385 near Ridgeway around 7:18 a.m.

The victim, identified as Cedric Blair, 43, was pronounced dead at the scene.

MPD said preliminary information indicates Blair swerved, struck a concrete wall and left the interstate before coming to rest at a tree line.

The investigation is ongoing.