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Fatal accident Claims Life of Teen
Fatal accident Claims Life of Teen

Reportedly, a Cascade High School student from Shelbyville has died and another is hurt after a rollover crash in Bedford County on Sunday afternoon.

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Murfreesboro Man Dies in I-840 Crash
Murfreesboro Man Dies in I-840 Crash

A crash on I-840 in Williamson County claims the life of a Murfreesboro man.

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UPDATE: Fatal Crash on Halls Hill Pike
UPDATE: Fatal Crash on Halls Hill Pike

We have more on the fatal accident on Halls Hill Pike. We now know 52-year old Keith Smith was killed in the crash and two passengers in the vehicle were hurt. It happened on Halls Hill Pike, near Kittrell Road about 3pm Monday.

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Fatal Crash at Middle Tennessee and Lascassas
Fatal Crash at Middle Tennessee and Lascassas

A crash at the intersection of West Clark Boulevard - Middle Tennessee Boulevard and Lascassas Highway claims the life of a 61-year old Murfreesboro man.

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Pedestrian Killed On I-24 In Smyrna
Pedestrian Killed On I-24 In Smyrna

A pedestrian has been killed on I-24 in Smyrna.

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Fatal Crash in Wartrace
Fatal Crash in Wartrace

Authorities say a woman is dead after a head-on rollover crash in Bedford County on Sunday (06/17/18)...

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UPDATE: Fatal Accident on S. Church at Joe B. Jackson
UPDATE: Fatal Accident on S. Church at Joe B. Jackson

We have more information on the crash that claimed the life of a 16-year old Riverdale High School student. Murfreesboro Police report Sunday around 12:15pm, they responded to the crash on South Church Street at Joe B. Jackson.

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20 Year old Smyrna Man Killed in Nashville Accident
20 Year old Smyrna Man Killed in Nashville Accident

The man killed early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash in the 1100 block of Bell Road has been positively identified as Jamarquez Rakeem Owens, 20, of Smyrna.

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Fatal Crash on N. Thompson Lane
Fatal Crash on N. Thompson Lane

A fatal crash takes the life of a Murfreesboro man on North Thompson Lane near the Stone River National Battlefield.

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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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64 Year old Murfreesboro woman dies in Wednesday night car crash
64 Year old Murfreesboro woman dies in Wednesday night car crash

A passenger in the car that lost control and ran into the median was fatally injured in the crash.

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UPDATE: Fatal accident on Interstate 840 Thursday morning
UPDATE: Fatal accident on Interstate 840 Thursday morning

UPDATE: 26-Year-old Erika Puffenbarger was driving into the Murfreesboro area when she apparently lost control and drove her mid-sized SUV off the roadway.

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UPDATE: Plead date reset for Mother indicted for fatal accident that left her son dead
UPDATE: Plead date reset for Mother indicted for fatal accident that left her son dead

UPDATE: A case that hit the Rutherford County courts on Friday involving a mother who was allegedly involved in a fatal DUI related accident that left her 3 year old son dead, will see another date in court this August.

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Woman Accused of Striking and Killing Scooter Rider Sentenced to 1 year in prison
Woman Accused of Striking and Killing Scooter Rider Sentenced to 1 year in prison

Courtney Barrett appeared in court for sentencing late last month. Barrett is the woman who plead guilty after striking and killing a woman riding a scooter on July 10, 2016.

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Woman charged in fatal Smyrna, TN Accident due in court soon
Woman charged in fatal Smyrna, TN Accident due in court soon

22 Year old Jamitria Patton was arraigned in a Rutherford County Circuit Court room on Monday (1/23/17). The Smyrna woman is charged with "Vehicular Homicide by Reckless Endangerment."

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UPDATE: Man killed after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 70 in Murfreesboro area
UPDATE: Man killed after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 70 in Murfreesboro area

A 39 year old Bradyville woman has been accused of accidentally running over a pedestrian in the Murfreesboro area. The accident occurred on Highway 70 around 6:00 Thursday evening (12/22/16).

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Smyrna woman killed in weekend I-24 crash
Smyrna woman killed in weekend I-24 crash

The wreck involving two vehicles happened in the eastbound lanes near mile marker 99 around 1:15 a.m. Saturday morning.

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LaVergne, Tennessee man Killed in Nashville Accident
LaVergne, Tennessee man Killed in Nashville Accident

Prior to the fatal crash, Kostyk was driving his 2007 Hyundai Elantra south on I-65 when he struck the center concrete barrier at the I-40 overpass.

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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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UPDATE: $10 Million Lawsuit filed after deputy pursuit ends with the death of a new mother in Murfreesboro
UPDATE: $10 Million Lawsuit filed after deputy pursuit ends with the death of a new mother in Murfreesboro

As previously heard on WGNS last week, the family of Jessica Miranda Campos has filed a $10 million lawsuit against the embattled sheriff's office and several others over the car chase that ended with her death.

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UPDATE: Fatal Truck Vs. Scooter Accident in Rutherford County
UPDATE: Fatal Truck Vs. Scooter Accident in Rutherford County

According to witness statements, the suspect vehicle dragged Denton's scooter for approximately one quarter of a mile before the driver stopped, got out and removed the wreckage from underneath the vehicle.

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UPDATE: Female Driver Suspected in Fatal Hit and Run
UPDATE: Female Driver Suspected in Fatal Hit and Run

UPDATE: Witnesses in the area told Smyrna Police they believe the driver of the truck to be a female with dark colored hair.

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Fatal Accident Franklin Rd. / Veterans Pkwy.
Fatal Accident Franklin Rd. / Veterans Pkwy.

Murfreesboro Police are investigating a fatal crash involving two cars and a motorcycle on Franklin Road (Highway 96) and Veterans Parkway.

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Fatal Crash on W. Jefferson Pike
Fatal Crash on W. Jefferson Pike

A single vehicle crash on West Jefferson Pike (State Route 266) between Smyrna and Walter Hill claims the life of a Hermitage woman.

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Smyrna man killed in auto accident Monday
Smyrna man killed in auto accident Monday

A single-vehicle crash Monday (6/20/16) afternoon on Murfreesboro Pike in Nashville claimed the life of a Smyrna, TN man. Deceased is 29 year old Joshua Abendroth.

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UPDATE: Names released in Memorial Day Weekend 4 Person Fatality Accident on I-24
UPDATE: Names released in Memorial Day Weekend 4 Person Fatality Accident on I-24

WGNS has more news on a four person traffic fatality that occurred on May 28th. The Tennessee Highway Patrol has released the names of those involved in the accident that happened on I-24 in Smyrna.

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UPDATE: Nashville Police continue to search for driver of SUV involved in motorcycle accident that claimed the life of a LaVergne man
UPDATE: Nashville Police continue to search for driver of SUV involved in motorcycle accident that claimed the life of a LaVergne man

The driver of the SUV stopped, got out of the vehicle, and searched through Steelman's pockets before driving off.

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Fatal Memorial Day Accident on Highway 99 in Murfreesboro
Fatal Memorial Day Accident on Highway 99 in Murfreesboro

A fatal accident that occurred in Murfreesboro on Memorial Day (Monday, 5/30/16) is under investigation.

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Failing to yield may have led to car Vs. motorcycle accident
Failing to yield may have led to car Vs. motorcycle accident

The primary contributing factor in this crash appears to be failure to yield on the part of car being driven by a LaVergne man. The man on the motorcycle who was killed in the Nashville wreck was from Smyrna, TN.

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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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Fatality in 2:30PM Wednesday crash  at S. Church at Broad St.
Fatality in 2:30PM Wednesday crash at S. Church at Broad St.

The Murfreesboro Fatal Accident Crash team rushed to a three-vehicle crash that occurred around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of South Church and Broad Streets. Robert H. Swader of 8163 Lowe Christiana Road died in the tragic accident.

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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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UPDATE: Fatal Accident in Murfreesboro
UPDATE: Fatal Accident in Murfreesboro

WGNS News now has more information about a fatal accident that occurred in Murfreesboro on Sunday night around 8:00 (January 03, 2016).

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UPDATE: Fatal accident on I-24 Tuesday
UPDATE: Fatal accident on I-24 Tuesday

A deadly crash took place late Tuesday morning on Interstate 24 east near mile marker 97 in Beechgrove.

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Fatal accident on NW Broad Street Friday Night
Fatal accident on NW Broad Street Friday Night

On Friday, November 27, 2015 at 9:28 PM, a fatal crash occurred on NW Broad St. approximately ½ mile West of State Route 840

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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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Pedestrian killed in Manchester
Pedestrian killed in Manchester

An accident on Friday night in Manchester took the life of a local female.

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Manchester man killed in vehicle accident
Manchester man killed in vehicle accident

A Manchester man died early Saturday morning after he was involved in a single vehicle crash on East Carroll Street in Tullahoma.

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Coffee County man killed in single vehicle wreck
Coffee County man killed in single vehicle wreck

A 34-year old Tullahoma man lost his life in a single vehicle crash early Saturday morning on the Old Estill Springs Road.

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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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One killed in Tuesday crash on Highway 96
One killed in Tuesday crash on Highway 96

One man was killed in a Tuesday accident on Highway 96 in the Almaville area. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that 52-year old...

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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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THIS FRIDAY: Sobriety checkpoint in memory of child hit by alleged intoxicated driver
THIS FRIDAY: Sobriety checkpoint in memory of child hit by alleged intoxicated driver

Lascassas parents Norbert and Sondra Braunwalder wondered how they would memorialize their 13-year-old son, Clifton, on the first anniversary of his death. Now they know...

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April 10th Sobriety Checkpoint on John Bragg Hwy in memory of teen killed on I-24 in Smyrna
April 10th Sobriety Checkpoint on John Bragg Hwy in memory of teen killed on I-24 in Smyrna

We have more information on a sobriety checkpoint set for April 10th in Rutherford County. The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office told WGNS on Thursday that the checkpoint is in memory of Clifton Braunwalder, the Murfreesboro Boy Scout who was changing the flat tire on his mother's car last April,

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UPDATE: Fatal accident on I-24
UPDATE: Fatal accident on I-24

A Winchester teenager was killed in an accident on I-24 eastbound in Coffee County Sunday afternoon.

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Fatal Crash UPDATE with Ron Jordan

UPDATE. A fatal crash occurred in Rutherford County and authorities are looking for the driver of the car believed to have caused the mishap...

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Sad news - Teen dies in Bedford County area accident
Sad news - Teen dies in Bedford County area accident

A Shelbyville youth lost his life in a single-vehicle accident this past Friday afternoon on Fairfield Pike.

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Fatal Accident on State Route 840 Thursday Morning
Fatal Accident on State Route 840 Thursday Morning

One is dead following a head on crash that occurred on State Route 840 in Rutherford County.

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Two semi truck drivers die in fiery I-24 accident
Two semi truck drivers die in fiery I-24 accident

Interstate 24 had to be shut down after a Tuesday evening accident in Davidson County.

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Cannon County woman killed in one car accident
Cannon County woman killed in one car accident

A Cannon County woman was killed this past Friday night in a car crash. The young mother leaves behind two children.

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UPDATE: The passenger in the I-24 crash that occurred on Monday has died

We have additional news on the Monday (9/29/14) afternoon crash that occurred on I-24 in LaVergne.

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UPDATE on Monday fatal accident on I-24 in LaVergne

The name of the woman killed in a Monday afternoon accident on I-24 in LaVergne has been released.

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UPDATE: Name of man killed in Saturday accident released

The name of the man killed in a Saturday wreck on Old Lebanon Road has been released. 

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UPDATE: Fatal Saturday night Accident on Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro
UPDATE: Fatal Saturday night Accident on Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro

A fatal accident occurred on Medical Center Parkway Saturday night in Murfreesboro. Sgt. Kyle Evans with the Murfreesboro Police Department, told WGNS...

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UPDATE: Fatal Accident at the LaVergne City Limits, friend tells police alcohol was involved

A crash just barely over the LaVergne City Limits line in Davidson County, claimed the life of a woman on Wednesday morning. 

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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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Rutherford County man arrested for fatal hit and run motorcycle accident
Rutherford County man arrested for fatal hit and run motorcycle accident

A man has been arrested in connection to a fatal hit-and-run in Shelbyville that happened in August of 2013. James Wesley Radar of Rutherford County was arrested this week on charges of vehicular homicide...

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Fatal Accident in Smyrna

A person injured during an accident earlier this month in Smyrna has passed away. Lottie Hunter, an 86-year old Smyrna resident, died Tuesday from injuries sustained in a February 21st accident at the intersection of West Sam Ridley Parkway and Motlow College Boulevard. 

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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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Fatal Motorcycle Accident on South Church Street Sunday Evening in Murfreesboro
Fatal Motorcycle Accident on South Church Street Sunday Evening in Murfreesboro
Name of Motorcyclist Released: An accident report shows that 26-year old motorcyclist DeMorris Webb was traveling towards Murfreesboro and attempting to turn right into Indian Hills when the wreck occured...
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UPDATE: Man Who Died in Friday Accident on Clark Blvd. in Murfreesboro Was Only 24
UPDATE: Man Who Died in Friday Accident on Clark Blvd. in Murfreesboro Was Only 24
Owens was a Comcast Cable Tech and a member of the Fort Apache Riders Club, Twisted Grip. He was affiliated with the New Vision Baptist Church and the West Main Baptist Church in Alexandria.
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FATAL ACCIDENT in Murfreesboro on Friday Morning
FATAL ACCIDENT in Murfreesboro on Friday Morning
The Murfreesboro Fatal Accident Crash Team is investigating a fatal vehicle crash that occurred on E. Clark Blvd that occured at 7:12a.m. Friday morning. 
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UPDATE: 10-Year Old Barfield Elementary School Student Killed in Auto Accident will be Laid to Rest in Eagleville, TN Sunday
UPDATE: 10-Year Old Barfield Elementary School Student Killed in Auto Accident will be Laid to Rest in Eagleville, TN Sunday
Funeral arrangements have been announced for a 10-year old girl from Murfreesboro who was killed in a two vehicle accident in Gladeville, Tennessee on Wednesday afternoon.
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MORE: Wreck in Cason Lane Area Turns Fatal - MPD Investigating

A June 20th car accident in Murfreesboro has turned into a fatal accident. A passenger involved in the accident has since died.

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UPDATE: Victim Name Released in Friday Fatal Accident on I-24
We have more information on a fatal accident that happened last Friday just before noon on I-24 near Joe B. Jackson Parkway.
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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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UPDATE: Name of accident victims in fatal wreck on Riverview Drive released by police
UPDATE: Name of accident victims in fatal wreck on Riverview Drive released by police
Murfreesboro Police have confirmed that the next of kin have been notified in the case of a fatal accident on Riverview Drive. WGNS regretfully releases the identity of the deceased as a 24-year old Knoxville resident...
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