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1 Killed, 5 Hurt In Head-On Crash In Columbia

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Posted at 6:00 AM, Jul 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-17 14:16:49-04

One person was killed and five others were injured in a head-on collision in Maury County. 

The incident happened around 5:30 a.m. Monday on New Highway 7, also known as Santa Fe Pike, at Burkett Lane in Columbia.

Officials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol said 25-year-old Amy Scott was traveling southbound when she crossed the center line and struck a truck head-on.

Scott was killed in the crash. Her 26-year-old passenger was injured.

Four people from the truck, including a 5-year-old child, were also hurt. 

A portion of the roadway was blocked due to the crash but has since reopened.