ARDMORE, Tenn. (WHNT) — A crash near the Alabama/Tennessee state line turned deadly Monday morning.

Emergency crews responded to the fatal crash near downtown Ardmore.

Limestone County Coroner Mike West told News 19 he was dispatched to the scene but realized the crash happened on the Tennessee side of Highway 53.

According to Ardmore Fire & Rescue, the crash happened at the intersection of Main Street and Carson Way early Monday morning.

Drivers are strongly encouraged to use alternate routes to avoid the area or use caution if that isn’t an option.