Putnam County, TN – According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, this unfortunate accident occurred Wednesday afternoon.

It happened on Interstate 40 in Putnam County.

Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers responded to a report of a crash. 

The responding troopers found five victims.

A 53-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers said a vehicle hit a cable barrier, went across the median and into oncoming traffic and hit two other vehicles head-on.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.