UPDATE: Names of Those Involved in Tuesday Double Fatality Accident Released - Murfreesboro Police Investigation Continues

Jan 06, 2023 at 09:58 am by WGNS News


UPDATE - MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Fatal Accident Crash Team (FACT) investigators have identified the two victims in Tuesday night's fatal crash on Fortress Blvd. According to authorities, 68-year-old Larry Pitts of Murfreesboro, a disabled passenger, and 38-year-old Daniel Dea of Murfreesboro, both died from injuries after the crash. 

Pitts was a passenger in the 2019 Dodge Caravan driven by 62-year-old Catherine Jett. Dea was the driver of the 2011 GMC Sierra pickup truck. MPD Public Information Officer Larry Flowers told WGNS News, “Jett failed to maintain the lane of traffic, crossing over into the northbound lane of Fortress Boulevard and colliding with the GMC Sierra, according to FACT investigators.”


As of Friday, Jett remains in the hospital and is in stable condition. Police told WGNS, “Possible charges are pending against Jett.” As of now, the investigation into the double fatality accident continues. See the previous news story HERE.

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