MPD: Woman killed in early-morning crash on I-55

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A woman is dead after a car crash Wednesday morning on I-55.

Memphis police responded to a crash at 12:35 a.m. at I-55 and Shelby Drive.

Police said a vehicle that was speeding lost control as it entered the interstate and struck an 18-wheeler.

The driver, identified as LaKrystal Christian, 31, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.