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Man who allegedly struck and killed Murfreesboro woman to be in court this month
Man who allegedly struck and killed Murfreesboro woman to be in court this month

The man who allegedly struck and killed 37-year-old Lorrie Barrett Straughn on Woodbury Pike in September of 2016 will be in court on November 21, 2017

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Accidental shooting with an AR-15 in Murfreesboro, also accidental shooting with a 9mm
Accidental shooting with an AR-15 in Murfreesboro, also accidental shooting with a 9mm

In Murfreesboro, a young man who was playing a video game in his apartment had his AR-15 in his lap when he got a little too excited. Sgt. Kyle Evans explains...

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Tennessee Traffic Fatalities down by only 5 this year compared to 2016
Tennessee Traffic Fatalities down by only 5 this year compared to 2016

Traffic fatalities in Tennessee are down by only five people as we head into the extended Memorial Day weekend.

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DUI #3 and Leaving the Scene of an Accident in Murfreesboro
DUI #3 and Leaving the Scene of an Accident in Murfreesboro

DUI number 3 is what a Murfreesboro man has been charged with after an accident this past Saturday night.

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Serious auto accident on Monday in Rutherford County
Serious auto accident on Monday in Rutherford County

A serious auto accident occurred on Interstate 24 in Rutherford County just before the 1:00 hour Monday afternoon.

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UPDATE: Tuesday afternoon crash I-24 in Murfreesboro results in charges against driver
UPDATE: Tuesday afternoon crash I-24 in Murfreesboro results in charges against driver

Mugshot Released: A crash on Interstate 24 Tuesday afternoon resulted in one man being charged with "Vehicular Assault, DUI, Felony Reckless Endangerment, Simple Possession of a Schedule II drug and Driving on a Suspended License."

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UPDATE: Robbery suspect struck and killed on I-24 in Murfreesboro this past Thursday
UPDATE: Robbery suspect struck and killed on I-24 in Murfreesboro this past Thursday

Around 10:30pm Thursday (12/22/16) night Murfreesboro Police officers responded to a robbery of an individual.

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Suspect allegedly ran from accident scene
Suspect allegedly ran from accident scene

A 34 year old Murfreesboro man who was said to be driving a 1993 Cadillac with a temp tag on the back has been arrested after allegedly running from the scene of an accident.

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Interview with Family of Lorrie Barrett Straughn who was killed in a Labor Day Accident
Interview with Family of Lorrie Barrett Straughn who was killed in a Labor Day Accident

The mother, who got married to Jarred Straughn just three years ago, leaves behind a baby who was born in April of this year.

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No Serious Injuries in South Church Street Auto Accident Wednesday
No Serious Injuries in South Church Street Auto Accident Wednesday

An accident involving a tractor trailer truck and a car on South Church Street looked to be much more serious than it actually was, as far as injuries go.

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Pedestrian struck by motorist on Murfreesboro Square
Pedestrian struck by motorist on Murfreesboro Square

51 Year old Kimberly Custer was struck by a motorist on the Murfreesboro square Saturday night.

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Man who fled scene of fatal hit and run crash in 2013 convicted on Wednesday
Man who fled scene of fatal hit and run crash in 2013 convicted on Wednesday

A man who fled the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash in 2013 in Rutherford County faced the courts this week for trial.

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Suspect reportedly had child in SUV when involved in a DUI related accident Monday
Suspect reportedly had child in SUV when involved in a DUI related accident Monday

Jeffery Barrett was charged with Reckless Endangerment because his juvenile daughter was in the SUV when he was said to be driving when the accident occurred on Northfield Boulevard. The wreck occurred around 4:00, Monday (8/8/16) afternoon.

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Two vehicles overturn on I-24 Thursday around noon
Two vehicles overturn on I-24 Thursday around noon

A car and a truck wrecked and overturned on I-24 Thursday afternoon around 12.

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Murfreesboro man arrested after accident while children in car
Murfreesboro man arrested after accident while children in car

The report that WGNS obtained also read, "Mr. Ingram admitted to snorting approximately .5 grams of heroine at approximately 11:00 AM. The accident happened an hour and 40 minutes later this past Sunday.

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Fleeing from Police leads to an arrest of Two Murfreesboro Men
Fleeing from Police leads to an arrest of Two Murfreesboro Men

Police eventually caught up with two subjects identified as Cedric Dawson and Lamonte Johnson on foot near Northfield Boulevard.

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One Teen Dies and Two Others Flown to Vanderbilt After Accident on 231 South
One Teen Dies and Two Others Flown to Vanderbilt After Accident on 231 South

While patrolling at 2:17 a.m. Sunday, Deputy Colby Reed observed a vehicle speeding and driving in the wrong lane on U.S. Highway 231 South (Shelbyville Highway) near Polly Thicket Road.

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Murfreesboro Man Allegedly on Meth Arrested for Reportedly Causing Accident
Murfreesboro Man Allegedly on Meth Arrested for Reportedly Causing Accident

A witness at the accident scene was later taken by police to the location of where Hodge was found and positively identified him as the driver of the Honda Civic that was said to have caused the accident.

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Serious Auto Accident on Wednesday Morning
Serious Auto Accident on Wednesday Morning

The accident victim was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center by Life Flight Helicopter with serious injuries.

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No Injuries in Tuesday Morning Motorcycle Accident
No Injuries in Tuesday Morning Motorcycle Accident

Amazingly, there were no serious injuries when a motorcycle crashed into a Honda SUV on Tuesday morning in the Rockvale area of Rutherford County.

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Alleged Prescription Drug Use Leads to 2 Crashes and DUI Charge
Alleged Prescription Drug Use Leads to 2 Crashes and DUI Charge

A Murfreesboro woman who was said to be involved in a total of two automobile crashes was arrested Thursday morning around 10:45 when it was found that she may have been using prescription drugs prior to driving.

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Murfreesboro man arrested after Saturday night accident
Murfreesboro man arrested after Saturday night accident

"Mr. Carter advised one of his nurses that he concealed a prescription bottle of marijuana inside his rectum. The doctor retrieved the item and I confirmed the substance inside of the prescription bottle was marijuana."

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UPDATE: Name released in Black Friday Fatal Accident in Murfreesboro
UPDATE: Name released in Black Friday Fatal Accident in Murfreesboro

The name of the person who died in a single vehicle auto accident on Black Friday has been released by the Murfreesboro Police Department.

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UPDATE: Bicyclist hit and killed by a Corvette in Murfreesboro - Names released
UPDATE: Bicyclist hit and killed by a Corvette in Murfreesboro - Names released

37-Year old bicyclist Chad R. Simons died after being struck by a 1998 Chevrolet Corvette being driven by 47-year old Kevin Howard Griffin.

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UPDATE: Car Vs. House on Wednesday on Veterans Parkway
UPDATE: Car Vs. House on Wednesday on Veterans Parkway

We have more information on the car verses house accident that occurred in Murfreesboro on Wednesday (8/26/15) afternoon at 5:00.

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Vehicle flips and lands on side off the Murfreesboro Square Wednesday moring

Apparently, a vehicle actually flipped over at the Vine Street / South Church intersection just before 6 AM.

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Auto Accident lead to a 1,000 home power outage on Wednesday Morning

A car accident in Murfreesboro that occurred around 5AM led to a power outage that affected about 1,000 homes.

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Fatal Accident Crash Team investigating Car Vs. Scooter wreck in Murfreesboro
Fatal Accident Crash Team investigating Car Vs. Scooter wreck in Murfreesboro

Darren Farr was riding a Piaggio MP3 Scooter when he was struck by a 2003 BMW 525i driven by Jesse Zoller.

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Rollover Accident on Norhtfield Blvd. Wednesday morning
Rollover Accident on Norhtfield Blvd. Wednesday morning

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Engine 4 and Rescues 7 and 8 responded to a three-car motor vehicle accident at the intersection of W Northfiled Boulevard and Sulphur Springs Road just after 9:30 Wednesday morning.

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Motorcycle Vs. Car -
Motorcycle Vs. Car - "Leaving the Scene of an Injury Crash" charges could be filed

After the wreck happened, the driver of the car fled the scene and has not been seen since. As of Tuesday (May 5, 2015), an arrest has not been made.

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Pedestrian struck
Pedestrian struck

A pedestrian running across Broad Street at West Main was struck by a pickup truck around noon on Monday. The white male ran into the direct path of the truck...

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Fatal Accident on State Route 840 Tuesday

WGNS has confirmed that a fatal accident occurred Tuesday morning. The wreck was on State Route 840. Evidently, one person was ejected from a vehicle when the accident occurred.

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South Church St. traffic issues Monday evening
South Church St. traffic issues Monday evening

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's District 2 and Ladder 1 responded to 2441 South Church Street just after 2:30 Monday afternoon for a substance spilling from the back of a flatbed truck.

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Operator of motorcycle charged with DUI two after wrecking
Operator of motorcycle charged with DUI two after wrecking

A motorcycle wreck reported on Saturday morning shortly after midnight had a positive outcome, considering the fact that it was indeed a motorcycle wreck. We are using the word positive loosely, as the operator of the bike was charged with DUI number two.

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22-Year old ejected from car in State Route 840 accident
22-Year old ejected from car in State Route 840 accident

A serious auto accident occurred on Wednesday morning around 6:30. The wreck happened on State Route 840 near Sulpher Springs Road in Murfreesboro.

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22-Year old ejected from car in State Route 840 accident

A serious auto accident occurred on Wednesday morning around 6:30. The wreck happened on State Route 840 near Sulpher Springs Road in Murfreesboro.

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Crash reports for accidents worked by the Sheriff's Office now online
Crash reports for accidents worked by the Sheriff's Office now online

Drivers who need a crash report from a wreck investigated by Rutherford County Sheriff's Office can get a copy of their crash report online, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.

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UPDATE: Driver ejected in Memorial Blvd. Crash on Wednesday afternoon
UPDATE: Driver ejected in Memorial Blvd. Crash on Wednesday afternoon

Sgt. Kyle Evans with the Murfreesboro Police Department told WGNS, "According to witnesses and preliminary information, while traveling on Heritage Park Drive...

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Truck accident in Murfreesboro from Tuesday morning

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's District 1 and Rescue 9, Murfreesboro Police Department, and Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services responded to a motor vehicle...

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UPDATE: The accident on Wednesday next to Mitchell Neilson Schools believed to be caused by drunk driver
UPDATE: The accident on Wednesday next to Mitchell Neilson Schools believed to be caused by drunk driver

Reynolds is accused of running a red light at the intersection near the two schools striking an Infinity that overturned in the crash.

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Traffic Crash: Clark @ Jones Boulevard
Traffic Crash: Clark @ Jones Boulevard

UPDATE: On Wednesday morning (9/17/2014) Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department units extricated one victim from a two car motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Clark and Jones.

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UPDATE: Two serious accidents on I-24 Wednesday morning and on Tuesday afternoon
UPDATE: Two serious accidents on I-24 Wednesday morning and on Tuesday afternoon

WGNS has learned that the man who was killed in an accident on Interstate 24 at Haywood Lane was a resident of Rutherford County. The accident occurred around 3:00 on Tuesday afternoon.

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UPDATE: Semi wrecks on I-24 Wednesday after driver allegedly falls asleep
UPDATE: Semi wrecks on I-24 Wednesday after driver allegedly falls asleep

The Tennessee Highway Patrol report that 52-year old Billy D. Melton, Jr. fell asleep at the wheel...

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Overturned milk truck Monday morning

An overturned milk truck caused concern for Murfreesboro motorist on Monday morning.

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Accident on S. Church St. in Murfreesboro around 7PM on Saturday
Accident on S. Church St. in Murfreesboro around 7PM on Saturday

An accident that occurred in front of the new Dunkin’ Donuts on South Church Street in Murfreesboro was apparently not as serious as it looked. 

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UPDATE: Driver allegedly driving towards oncoming traffic in 231 South motorcycle fatality
UPDATE: Driver allegedly driving towards oncoming traffic in 231 South motorcycle fatality

Sgt. Bill Miller with the THP told WGNS on Thursday, no charges have been brought against... 

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Man charged with 3rd DUI after Murfreesboro accident
Man charged with 3rd DUI after Murfreesboro accident

A Murfreesboro man who has been charged with DUI twice before has been rearrested after a fender bender, according to police. 

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Another
Another "Leaving the Scene of an Accident" case where the suspect was charged with DUI#3

The driver of the other car told police that a Ford F-150 slid through the intersection on University Street and ran into his vehicle, according to a recent police report.

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Volkswagen wrecks, overturns as it crashed into Blackman home
Volkswagen wrecks, overturns as it crashed into Blackman home

 VW Bug ran into the side of a home in the Blackman Community. 

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UPDATE: Murfreesboro Police Car Strikes Female Crossing Old Fort Parkway - Names Released
UPDATE: Murfreesboro Police Car Strikes Female Crossing Old Fort Parkway - Names Released

We have more news on the pedestrian who was struck by a Murfreesboro Police car on Wednesday night. The accident occurred on Old Fort Parkway in front of the Target store around 10 PM.

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Serious Accident Saturday Morning on Brinkley Road at Hwy 96
Serious Accident Saturday Morning on Brinkley Road at Hwy 96

UPDATE: Early Saturday morning, Brinkley Road and Highway 96. The two victims are expected to make a full recovery. 

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Teen changing tire for his mother alongside I-24 struck by a motorist and killed
Teen changing tire for his mother alongside I-24 struck by a motorist and killed

We have been told that one person has since been arrested in connection with the accident. Names have not been released.

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UPDATE: Accident on I-24 Thursday Morning - Names released
UPDATE: Accident on I-24 Thursday Morning - Names released

We have additional details on a 9:30, Thursday morning accident that occurred on I-24 just past the city limits of Murfreesboro.

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UPDATE: Four Car Accident on Highway 96 in Rutherford County Monday Morning
UPDATE: Four Car Accident on Highway 96 in Rutherford County Monday Morning

We have more details on the four vehicle accident reported on Monday morning in Rutherford County. The wreck occurred on Franklin Road (Highway 96) near Coleman Hill Road.

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16-Year Old Not Harmed When Vehicle Flips and Lands on Side in Accident Along Oakleigh Drive
16-Year Old Not Harmed When Vehicle Flips and Lands on Side in Accident Along Oakleigh Drive

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 7 responded to a one car motor vehicle accident at Oakleigh Drive and Sulphur Springs Road shortly before 8:00 Monday night.

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UPDATE: Head on Crash at the  Murfreesboro / Smyrna line on Monday Morning Kills One, Alcohol may be to Blame
UPDATE: Head on Crash at the Murfreesboro / Smyrna line on Monday Morning Kills One, Alcohol may be to Blame

We have confirmed further details of a head on crash that occurred Monday, just before the lunch hour at the Smyrna /  Murfreesboro line. The wreck occurred Monday morning on the Old Nashville Highway near the intersection of Amanda Way and left the driver of the car that is believed to have caused the wreck dead. It also appears as if State Troopers believe that alcohol was involved in the wreck. 

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Serious Auto Accident on I-24 - Three Siblings Injured, One Ejected
Serious Auto Accident on I-24 - Three Siblings Injured, One Ejected

Sgt. Bill Miller with the Tennessee Highway Patrol told WGNS that one person was ejected from the vehicle and a second was trapped in the vehicle when Troopers arrived on the scene Monday evening. Sgt. Miller confirmed that all three occupants of the vehicle are siblings.

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UPDATE: Accident on Medical Center Parkway at the I-24 Exit Ramp Results in Death 4-Days Later

77-Year old Ned Livingston was the passenger in one of the three cars involved in the mishap on January 27th at 2:30 in the afternoon.

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Serious Auto Accident Reported Monday Night in Murfreesboro on Memorial Blvd.

Murfreesboro Police Sgt. Kyle Evans told WGNS in an email that a serious auto accident occurred on Memorial Blvd. at Heritage Park Drive around 6 p.m., Monday night...

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UPDATE on Fatal Accident in Murfreesboro New Year's Day - Names Released and One Passenger Unaccounted For
UPDATE on Fatal Accident in Murfreesboro New Year's Day - Names Released and One Passenger Unaccounted For
The driver suffered only minor injuries in the accident. A blood sample was taken from the driver and sent to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations Lab in Nashville for testing. 
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Three Car Accident on I-24 Friday Night at 5:30PM
Three Car Accident on I-24 Friday Night at 5:30PM
A pick-up truck from Georgia hauling a trailer jackknifed on I-24 near the South Church Street exit on Friday night around 5:30 causing a three car accident.
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PAST WEEKEND: In Two Separate Accidents Vehicles Collided With Buildings
PAST WEEKEND: In Two Separate Accidents Vehicles Collided With Buildings
See the picture... In an unrelated crash report, a vehicle traveling down I-24 this past weekend left the roadway and slammed into a building on Esther Lane.
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UPDATE: Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Respond to I-24 Accident on Tuesday - No Serious Injuries (With Picture)
UPDATE: Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Respond to I-24 Accident on Tuesday - No Serious Injuries (With Picture)
The Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department Responded to Hazardous Materials Incident on I-24 Tuesday afternoon.
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Another Labor Accident Between Two Cars on Sunday Evening
Another Labor Accident Between Two Cars on Sunday Evening
The wreck occurred between a Nissan Xterra and a Toyota Sienna on Highway 96 in front of the entrance to the Kingdom Ridge subdivision.
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UPDATE: Overturned Truck on I-24 at Buchanan Road in Murfreesboro
UPDATE: Overturned Truck on I-24 at Buchanan Road in Murfreesboro
The box truck that was operated by a man from Manchester failed to slow down and rear ended a Buick Park Avenue. The Buick was pushed into a Chevrolet Equinox. The box truck then rolled over while striking an 18-wheeler.  
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UPDATE: Driver of car in accident on Medical Center Pakway killed
UPDATE: Murfreesboro Police say woman in collision on Medical Center Parkway Friday afternoon killed.
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