Two Pedestrians Hit Friday Night--One Was Killed
Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:25 pm
(MURFREESBORO) Two adult pedestrians were struck by a passing car around 10:00 o'clock Friday (5/17/2019) night, while walking along Northwest Broad Street near West Clark Boulevard.
Murfreesboro Police Officer Amy Norville told NewsRadio WGNS that a 2003 Saturn S-13 coupe was traveling toward town on Broad Street when it hit a man and woman who were walking along the center grassy medium.
Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services transported both pedestrians to the ER at St Thomas Rutherford Hospital.
45-year old Julie Wilkerson of Smyrna was later pronounced deceased. 46-year old Jimmy Layhew, Jr of Nashville was then flown to Vanderbilt via Lifeflight helicopter. On Saturday (5/18/2019) he was listed in stable condition.
The driver of the car was 24-year old Steven Gavel. He was not injured in the crash.