KINGSPORT, Tenn. -

One person is dead after a crash on Interstate 81.

Kingsport Police say the accident happened just after 11:00 Thursday night in the northbound lanes near mile marker 62,

According to police a car ran into the back of a tractor trailer, hit a guardrail and went under the trailer of the truck.

The driver of the car was killed at the scene.

The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured.

Kingsport Police have not yet released the name of the victim.