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One Killed, Three Injured In Head-On Crash In Clarksville

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – One person was killed and three others were injured in a head-on collision in Clarksville on Friday morning.

The two-car crash happened around 8 a.m. in the 1400 block of Madison Street near Tanglewood Drive and Liberty Parkway.

Police said a Dodge Durango driven by a 31-year-old man crossed the center line and collided head-on with a GMC Sierra driven by a 20-year-old man. The driver of the GMC truck died instantly. Both the passenger of the GMC and the driver of the Dodge were transported by emergency medical helicopter to Vanderbilt Medical Center with critical injuries.

Officials said the passenger of the GMC truck was a 19-year-old female, who sustained multiple injuries and was in extremely critical condition.  The driver of the Dodge truck was said to also have serious injuries but was in stable condition.  Another passenger inside the Dodge was taken to local Gateway Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Police said the initial investigation showed the people inside the GMC Sierra were not wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash. 

Madison Street, between Liberty Pkwy and the Crossland extension was closed for approximately four hours.

The names of the victims in the crash had not been released. 

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