1 Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash In Almaville

Posted at 9:24 AM, May 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-12 10:24:10-04

One person has been killed in a single-vehicle crash in Rutherford County.

Officials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol said the wreck happened around 11:38 p.m. Wednesday in the 12200 block of State Highway 96.

According to reports, a 2010 Chevrolet ML2 driven by 35-year-old Dietrich R. Collins, of Nashville, was traveling eastbound when the car left the road, drove through a ditch, and hit a culvert.

Collins’ vehicle then overturned, ejecting him. He was killed in the crash.

Authorities confirmed Collins was not wearing a seatbelt, and they added they believe it would have made a difference in the crash.

No further details were immediately available.