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Fatal crash on I-75 N in Bradley County Tuesday

From News Channel 9: One man is dead after a crash on I-75 north in Bradley County on Tuesday, Tennessee Highway Patrol stated.

THP said 36-year-old Kenneth Purdie from Athens struck a median, and his vehicle rolled over several times.

THP also said he was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle, leading to his death.

The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Purdie’s dog, who may have been in the car at the time of the crash.

The dog is a black Belgian Malinois named Russo, BCSO said. They also stated if Russo was involved in the crash and is still alive, he would likely be within the Frontage Road to Mouse Creek Road areas, near I-75.