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Passenger Critically Injured In Clarksville Crash

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - A 28-year-old backseat passenger was critically injured after the car he was riding in ran a stop sign, and was struck by another vehicle in Clarksville on Monday night.

Clarksville Police said 19-year-old Frederick Robinson was driving a 2000 Lincoln LS, with two passengers, north from Evans Road when he rolled through a stop sign at the intersection of Purple Heart Highway around 8:20 p.m. The car drove into the path of a 2006 Mitsubishi Galant, which struck the Lincoln behind the back tires.

Police said the Lincoln's two passengers, identified as 18-year-old Daeeshayne Powers and a 28-year-old Kendall T. Ashby, were not wearing seatbelts.

Ashby was seated behind the driver, and suffered injuries to the head and chest. He was taken by LifeFlight to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, where he was in stable condition on Tuesday afternoon. 

Robinson and Powers were uninjured. The driver of the Mitsubishi, 36-year-old Yeni Henderson, was also uninjured.

Powers was found with marijuana in his possession, and was cited for simple possession.

Police said the investigation is ongoing, and charges were pending.

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