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Fatal Crash on I-24 in Rutherford Co.
Fatal Crash on I-24 in Rutherford Co.

An out-of-state person is dead after a crash on I-24 in Smyrna. It happened Tuesday around 6pm eastbound (toward Murfreesboro) at mile marker 69, just after the Sam Ridley Parkway exit. The crash included an overturned tractor-trailer rig and several other vehicles.

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Injury When Bucket Truck Hit Friday Morning
Injury When Bucket Truck Hit Friday Morning

A traffic signal repairman was injured Friday morning when a truck hit his bucket at the intersection of Sam Ridley Parkway and Industrial Boulevard near I-24 in Smyrna

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THP Friday Morning Pursuit Ends With Crash
THP Friday Morning Pursuit Ends With Crash

Multiple incidents began around 1:30 early Friday morning when the Tennessee Highway Patrol attempted to pull-over a speeding motorist on I-24 near I-840.

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Two Passengers Rescued from SUV After Crash with Semi on Memorial
Two Passengers Rescued from SUV After Crash with Semi on Memorial

A man is facing multiple charges after a serious injury crash with a semi-truck that left two passengers trapped Thursday night (Aug. 22), closing parts of Memorial Blvd. for hours.

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Local Woman Killed in Mississippi Crash
Local Woman Killed in Mississippi Crash

A Rutherford County woman was killed in a crash in Mississippi.

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La Vergne Police Chase Ends With Nashville Crash
La Vergne Police Chase Ends With Nashville Crash

A Friday afternoon pursuit that began when a La Vergne police officer attempted to pull over a driver on Waldron Road near I-24 ended with a crash in Davidson County.

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Teens Killed in Crash
Teens Killed in Crash

A crash over the weekend on Fortress Boulevard took the lives of two teens. Murfreesboro Police say it happened about 6pm Saturday near Blackman Elementary.

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Fatal Crash on I-24 near the Rutherford County Line
Fatal Crash on I-24 near the Rutherford County Line

The man killed Tuesday night when he lost control of his motorcycle on I-24 East near the Old Hickory Boulevard exit is identified as...

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Female Passenger Killed Thursday Morning in W. Jefferson Pk. Head-On Crash
Female Passenger Killed Thursday Morning in W. Jefferson Pk. Head-On Crash

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle head-on fatal crash that occurred on Thursday (8/2/18) morning on West Jefferson Pike near Mona Road in Rutherford County.

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Highway 231 (Memorial Blvd) at Cherry Lane Closed After Crash
Highway 231 (Memorial Blvd) at Cherry Lane Closed After Crash

Highway 231 - also known as Memorial Boulevard and Lebanon Road - at Cherry Lane is closed while authorities work to clear an accident involving a tractor trailer, which is down a 10-foot embankment. It happened around 10:30 Friday morning.

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Antonio Starnes Charged With University St. Shooting
Antonio Starnes Charged With University St. Shooting

Murfreesboro Police have arrested 40-year old Antonio Starnes in connection with last Thursday's (5/3/2018) early morning shooting on University Street.

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I-24 at Epps Mill Road Crash Claims Life
I-24 at Epps Mill Road Crash Claims Life

A crash involving a motorcycle and pickup truck on I-24 westbound at Epps Mill Road claims a life.

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VIDEO & PHOTOS: Crash on I-24 at Joe B. Jackson Parkway
VIDEO & PHOTOS: Crash on I-24 at Joe B. Jackson Parkway

A crash involving a tractor trailer and a black Corvette blocked the westbound lanes of I-24 at Joe B. Jackson Parkway for nearly five-hours.

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Triple Fatal Crash in Cannon Co. Claims Lives of Locals
Triple Fatal Crash in Cannon Co. Claims Lives of Locals

Two Murfreesboro residents were among the three killed in a fatal crash in Cannon County.

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Tanker Crash on I-24 Closes Lanes
Tanker Crash on I-24 Closes Lanes

A tanker truck carrying motor oil overturned on I-24 Eastbound, going toward Manchester, near the Rutherford - Coffee Co. line around 2am Monday.

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Crash on I-24 Near I-840 Snarls Traffic
Crash on I-24 Near I-840 Snarls Traffic

I-24 was shut down for a time while authorities cleared the scene. It happened around 9:30am at mile marker 72, which is just a couple of miles past I-840.

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UPDATE: Two Killed on Highway 231 at Oak Meadows Drive
UPDATE: Two Killed on Highway 231 at Oak Meadows Drive

The victim's in a fiery crash on Highway 231 South (Shelbyville Highway) have been identified. Sgt. Charlie Caplinger with the Tennessee Highway Patrol tells NewsRadio WGNS 39-year old Carey Coleman of Bell Buckle and 56-year old Robin Ross of Murfreesboro passed away as a result of injuries.

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Fatal Accident on Highway 231
Fatal Accident on Highway 231

A Memorial Day weekend crash in Rutherford County claims the life of one and injures four others on Highway 231 South.

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Tuesday Night Crash On Thompson Lane
Tuesday Night Crash On Thompson Lane

A two-vehicle crash Tuesday evening in the 6:00 o'clock hour on Thompson Lane slowed the traffic on the roadway even more.

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Serious Accident Joe B. Jackson & South Church
Serious Accident Joe B. Jackson & South Church

Two people were hurt when a car collided with a semi on Joe B. Jackson at South Church Street.

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Crash with Injuries on Compton Road
Crash with Injuries on Compton Road

A two-vehicle Saturday morning crash on Compton Road leaves behind serious injuries. It happened around 10:20.

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Two Crashes on I-24 Westbound Shuts Down Interstate
Two Crashes on I-24 Westbound Shuts Down Interstate

Two crashes shut down westbound I-24 near I-840. The accidents took place just before one o'clock Friday afternoon near mile marker 76, westbound.

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UPDATE: Monday Morning Crash Kills Indiana Man
UPDATE: Monday Morning Crash Kills Indiana Man

A two-vehicle crash around 3:30 Monday morning took the life of a 44-year old Indiana man who got out of his wrecked truck on I-24 at Sam Ridley Parkway in Smyrna. It was dark outside, and Christopher Kimbrough was hit and killed by an oncoming vehicle.

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Serious I-24 Crash 12:57PM Wednesday
Serious I-24 Crash 12:57PM Wednesday

An afternoon crash on I-24 westbound (toward Nashville) shut-down the interstate for most of Wednesday afternoon (3/1/2017).

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1-24 Crash Near Epps Mill Road
1-24 Crash Near Epps Mill Road

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that occurred early Monday morning on I-24 at mile marker 90.

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UPDATE: Triple Fatal Accident confirmed by the THP in Rutherford County
UPDATE: Triple Fatal Accident confirmed by the THP in Rutherford County

UPDATE: A total of three people were killed in a Wednesday (1/4/16) night accident on Highway 99 in Murfreesboro near Armstrong Valley Road. The wreck occurred shortly after 8PM.

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UPDATE-Man Dies in local Ultralight Aircraft Crash
UPDATE-Man Dies in local Ultralight Aircraft Crash

Emergency personnel then located Michael David Nelms age 52 had died in the accident...

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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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UPDATE: Pilot Error Led to Blue Angels Crash in Smyrna
UPDATE: Pilot Error Led to Blue Angels Crash in Smyrna

The US Navy said that pilot error led to the crash of Marine Captain Jeff Kuss on June 2, 2016 as he was practicing for the air show.

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UPDATE: Weekend Crash In La Vergne
UPDATE: Weekend Crash In La Vergne

A 36-year old La Vergne woman has passed away from injuries from a crash.

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Blue Angels Set to Return to the Air
Blue Angels Set to Return to the Air

United States Navy officials say the Blue Angels will return to the air by the country's celebration of Independence Day. Based in Pensacola, Florida, the Blue Angels will resume performances July 2nd at an air show in Michigan.

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UPDATE: Pursuit & Fatal Crash on S. Church Street
UPDATE: Pursuit & Fatal Crash on S. Church Street

A multi-county police pursuit of a stolen vehicle ended in Rutherford County with fatal results.

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South Church the Scene of Several Pursuits & Crashes
South Church the Scene of Several Pursuits & Crashes

South Church Street has been the scene of several serious crashes after police pursuits in recent months.

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UPDATE: Two Semi Trucks Collide on I-24 Wednesday Morning
UPDATE: Two Semi Trucks Collide on I-24 Wednesday Morning

UPDATE: WGNS has more news on two semi-trucks that were involved in a Wednesday morning accident on I-24 in Rutherford County.

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Donations For Fallen Blue Angel Pilot Continue to Come In
Donations For Fallen Blue Angel Pilot Continue to Come In

The local community and friends of the fallen Blue Angel pilot who was killed last week when his jet crashed in Smyrna continue to support the family with monetary donations.

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Blue Angel's Jet Crashes in Smyrna, TN
Blue Angel's Jet Crashes in Smyrna, TN

UPDATE: The investigation into what caused the Blue Angels jet to crash continues in Smyrna, TN. FAA investigators along with military personnel were at the scene of the crash on Friday. Details of what led to the crash have not been released.

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Nashville Crash Claims the Life of Smyrna Man
Nashville Crash Claims the Life of Smyrna Man

A Smyrna man has been identified as the driver of a vehicle that was involved in a crash on I-24 in Nashville.

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Sunday Morning
Sunday Morning "Wrong Way Crash" East Bound I-24

Two drivers and a passenger were hospitalized after two vehicles collided early Sunday morning in a "wrong way" crash on I-24.

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Brief Chase on I-24 Ends in Warrior Drive Crash
Brief Chase on I-24 Ends in Warrior Drive Crash

A crash after a brief police chase ends with the suspect being hospitalized. Lt. Bill Miller with the Tennessee Highway Patrol says a trooper attempted to stop the suspect's vehicle on I-24. The pursuit ended with the suspect crashing.

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Mechanical problem may be to blame in deadly Coffee County crash
Mechanical problem may be to blame in deadly Coffee County crash

7-year old twins, James and John Hill of Hillsboro along with Parks were killed.

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Blackman Road Dump Truck Crash

One lane of Blackman Road has been re-opened after a dump truck roll over around 1:30 Monday afternoon closed both lanes.

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UPDATE: I-24 Crash Near Medical Center Parkway
UPDATE: I-24 Crash Near Medical Center Parkway

The Highway Patrol reports that 27-year old Joshua Purrington from LaVergne swerved to miss another car when he drove into the lane of GMC Yukon being driven by 37-year old Timothy Goodrich from Murfreesboro.

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Deputy Involved Crash
Deputy Involved Crash

Sheriff's Deputy Lawson Royal was not injured when a hit-and-run driver T-boned his patrol car at 11:21 p.m. Sunday on Puckett Creek Crossing at Fortress Boulevard, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.

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44-Year old Shelbyville man killed in auto accident
44-Year old Shelbyville man killed in auto accident

A Shelbyville man died early Sunday in a head-on crash on U.S. 41A South about a half-mile east of Mullins Mill bridge.

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Car Crashes Inside SE Broad Home
Car Crashes Inside SE Broad Home

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Ladder 1 and Rescue 2 responded to the scene of a one car motor vehicle accident at 1306 SE Broad Street around 12:45 Monday afternoon.

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UPDATE: MPD Pursuit, Officer Dragged, Cars Hits Dumptruck

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating a pursuit and crash which also involved a Murfreesboro Police officer being dragged.

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Blackman High Student Killed In I-24 Crash
Blackman High Student Killed In I-24 Crash

A Blackman High School wrestler was killed and another injured in a crash on I-24 in La Vergne. It happened early Sunday morning, just after 2.

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Bad accident reported in nearby DeKalb County, TN
Bad accident reported in nearby DeKalb County, TN

Sergeant McCormick said alcohol was involved in the crash and that charges are pending.t.

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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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Crash on Midland-Fosterville Road
Crash on Midland-Fosterville Road

Ron Walker believes higher forces kept him alive and unharmed Thursday morning when a concrete truck crashed through his home and barely missed him.

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Two-Mile Series of Crashes On I-24: 2 T-DOT Workers Seriously Injured
Two-Mile Series of Crashes On I-24: 2 T-DOT Workers Seriously Injured

A wreck on I-24 has seriously injured two T-DOT workers and shutdown westbound lanes at the Rutherford - Coffee County line.

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I-24 Wreck Injures TDOT Workers; Westbound Shutdown

A wreck on I-24 has seriously injured two T-DOT workers and shutdown westbound lanes at the Rutherford - Coffee County line.

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Two motorcyclist riding side by side struck by car on 231 South Saturday
Two motorcyclist riding side by side struck by car on 231 South Saturday

Another serious motorcycle accident occurred on 231 South on Saturday afternoon around 1:30. In the crash, two bikers on separate motorcycle's went down near the Midland Fosterville Road intersection.

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UPDATE: Several Vehicles in Highway 231 Crash in Christiana

A multi-vehicle accident on Highway 231 in Christiana sent several people to the hospital. It happened Monday night near Christiana Elementary School. 

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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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Murfreesboro YMCA Employee Shares Letter with WGNS on the Airplane Crash Next to the Bellevue YMCA on Monday
Murfreesboro YMCA Employee Shares Letter with WGNS on the Airplane Crash Next to the Bellevue YMCA on Monday

The Gulfstream 690C that crashed on Monday had a total of four people on board. Killed were pilot 62-year-old Glenn Mull and his 63-year-old wife Elaine, their daughter 40-year-old Amy Harter and granddaughter 16-year-old Samantha Harter.

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Victim Name Released in Fatal I-24 Accident Wednesday Morning
Victim Name Released in Fatal I-24 Accident Wednesday Morning
We have more news on a fatal accident that occurred on I-24 in Rutherford County early Wednesday morning. The crash happened around 5:00 at mile marker 92, which is about a four miles before the Beechgrove Exit.
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Family of Indiana Couple Asks D-A to Bring Charges after Bonnaroo Crash
The families left behind after the death of an Indiana couple on their way to Bonnaroo this year have asked the district attorney's office to file charges. 
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Murfreesboro Walking Horse Owner Killed in Crash
A well-known Murfreesboro Walking Horse trainer was killed in a crash in northern Kentucky. Fifty-one year old Jeff Givens, owner of Jeff Givens Stables here in Murfreesboro, was killed on southbound I-71 in Gallatin County, Kentucky around 8:30 Sunday morning. 
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Suspect charged with Kidnapping to Appear in Court Later This Month
Suspect charged with Kidnapping to Appear in Court Later This Month
Murfreesboro Police and deputies from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office chased the vehicle all the way to Cannon County. The chase ended when Marable crashed.

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UPDATE: Pedestrian Hit by Car on Lascassas Pike
A car hit a pedestrian on Lascassas Pike Tuesday afternoon. The report does not show that the driver was charged with any wrongdoing at this point. 
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Serious Crash in Rockvale; Several Injured
Four people were injured, including a five-year old girl, in a serious crash in Rockvale Friday morning. The crash occurred around 10 at the intersection of Windrow Road and Walter Leathers Drive. 
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Serious Motorcycle Crash on N. Tennessee Blvd.

The investigation continues into a Sunday crash on North Tennessee Boulevard involving a motorcycle. It happened around 3:15 when 27-year old Joshua Smith of Lascassas Pike lost control of his red Honda motorcycle. 

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Sunday Motorcycle Crash Claims Life in Smyrna
A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Smyrna. Police Chief Kevin Arnold says 47-year old William Christopher Bracken of Smyrna died at Stonecrest Medical Center after the Sunday crash. 
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Coffee Co. Crash Involved M'boro Man
Coffee Co. Crash Involved M'boro Man
A crash involving a Murfreesboro man in neighboring Coffee County, snarled traffic on I-24. The 
incident involving two tractor trailers on I-24 westbound at mile marker 108 near Manchester happened around 6 Sunday morning. 
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SUV Flips in Accident on I-24 in Murfreesboro
An accident involving an SUV has just occurred on I-24 at Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro. Reports indicate the vehicle flipped in the westbound lane of the interstate. Emergency crews are on the scene.
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