Mom killed after car collides with tractor trailer in Chattanooga

Three children were in the back seat

Emergency personnel work the scene where one woman died when her car collided with a tractor trailer around 9:20 a.m. Monday on I-24 eastbound. The wreck shut down the interstate for several hours.
photo Emergency personnel work the scene where one woman died when her car collided with a tractor trailer around 9:20 a.m. Monday on Interstate 24 eastbound. The wreck shut down the interstate for several hours.

One woman died in a wreck between a car and a tractor trailer on I-24 today, according to Chattanooga police.

The wreck happened across from Moccasin Bend, near mile marker 178 at about 9:20 a.m. and shut down the interstate for several hours.

Police identified the woman as 27-year-old Cassandra A. Mason. Authorities say three children in the back seat were taken to a hospital but none of them were seriously injured.

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