The passenger is dead the driver is in the hospital after a crash on I-40 Saturday night.
Investigators say a Nissan Altima was headed East on I-40 near the Walker Springs Exit when it struck a guardrail. Investigators say the vehicle was involved an earlier crash near Pellissippi.
Officials say the Altima crossed into another lane and swiped a second vehicle. However, witnesses say the Altima fled the scene and crashed a few miles down the Interstate.