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Police: University soccer coach killed in accident

Published On: Jun 16 2013 05:44:11 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 16 2013 02:54:02 PM CDT
NASHVILLE, Tn. -

Police say the assistant women's soccer coach at Cumberland University was killed in a crash on Interstate 24 in Nashville. Eric Susewind the 28-year-old coach died at the scene of the accident around 2:30 a.m. Sunday.
According to officials Susewind was heading westbound on I-24 when he struck the back of a pickup truck. After the impact his car came to rest sideways in a traffic lane, and was then struck on the driver's side by a tractor trailer.

The driver of the pickup, 20-year-old Juan Garcia received minor injuries. The driver of the tractor trailer, 58-year-old Greg Sears, was not injured.
Police said a preliminary investigation reveals a disabled vehicle in the roadway may have been a factor in the accident.