(MURFREESBORO) There was a fatal single-vehicle crash around 1:00 o'clock early Sunday morning at the intersection of E. Clark and North Tennessee Boulevards. 22-year old Marcus Webb of Lebanon was pronounced deceased at the scene. He was the front passenger in the red Dodge Charger.
There were 3 other passengers: 20-year old Brandon Pace, Jr. of Nashville is in critical condition. All others are in stable condition: 24-year old driver Jamir Johnson of Perry, GA, along with 22-year old Lamar Childress and 20-year old Jeremiah Matthews, both of Nashville.
The Murfreesboro Police FACT Team (Fatal Accident Crash Team) is investigating the crash. The intersection was closed for hours Sunday morning while evidence was gathered.
The preliminary investigation shows Johnson was driving a red Dodge Charger and failed to maintain the lane of traffic. The car left the right side of the road and hit a tree. Witnesses told police the driver was speeding, and the car did not have its headlights on. An open bottle of alcohol was found in the car.
Charges against the driver could be pending, according to FACT investigators.
The crash remains under investigation. NewsRadio WGNS will keep you informed.