UPDATE: Tenn. man dies in early morning accident near Benton

Jim Bruce, 51, of Waverly, Tenn. died in an accident on Highway 78 near Benton County this morning.

The incident between two 18-wheelers occurred on Highway 78 near the Benton and Union County Line.

The accident occurred at 4 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Highway 78 is now open to traffic after being closed earlier.

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