Fatal 2-Car Crash Sunday On John Bragg Highway

Jan 08, 2023 at 02:53 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY) One person is deceased following a two-vehicle crash around mid-day Sunday (1/8/2023). 78-year-old Will Harris died on the John Bragg Highway (US 70 South) near B & W Market.

Tennessee Highway Patrol Sgt. Joe Grinder told NewsRadio WGNS that Harris was driving west (toward Murfreesboro) in a Pontiac Sunfire. Reportedly, he initiated a left turn in front of a KIA Forte traveling in the opposite direction. Both of the compact cars collided, spun into the guardrail, and stopped.


The KIA was driven by 22-year-old Roman Sotelo. Trooper Grinder told WGNS that Sotelo was injured, but the severity was not divulged. The fatal crash occurred in Rutherford County.

In addition to the Highway Patrol, the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office and Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services worked together at the scene.

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