MILTON, Tenn. - Three people killed in a crash on Lascassas Pike in Milton have been identified.
Rutherford County officials, as well as authorities with the Tennessee Highway Patrol, responded to the crash around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
Authorities confirmed a 2014 Toyota RAV4 traveling westbound tried to pass a vehicle and ran head-on into a 2013 Nissan Altima traveling eastbound.
Both vehicles ran off the road.
Reports stated the driver of the Toyota, identified as 52-year-old Latasha Bingham, and her passenger, identified as 51-year-old Mark Bingham, both of Knoxville, were killed.
The driver of the second vehicle, 45-year-old Christopher Hash, of Cookeville, also passed away.
Authorities said no one was wearing a seatbelt.
The roadway was closed in both directions as crews investigated at the scene on Saturday.