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Murfreesboro Police investigating deadly Fortress Boulevard car crash

Fortress Blvd deadly crash
Posted at 3:46 PM, Jan 04, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-04 16:47:48-05

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WTVF) — Two people have died following a car crash in Murfreesboro Tuesday afternoon.

Murfreesboro Police Department said that the crash took place in the 400 block of Fortress Boulevard around 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, near the entrance of the Cross Creek of Murfreesboro Apartments.

Officials closed Fortress Boulevard from Highway 96 to Blaze Drive for several hours as the FACT investigators studied the scene.

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Early investigations show that the driver of a 2019 Dodge Caravan, a 62-year-old female, was traveling southbound on Fortress Boulevard before she failed to maintain the lane of travel.

The Caravan driver crossed over into the northbound lane and hit a 2011 GMC Sierra.

Police say that the driver of the Caravan is in stable condition.

A disabled 68-year-old passenger inside the Caravan was flown to TriStar Skyline for treatment after the crash. He died as a result of his injuries after being transported.

The 34-year-old driver of the Sierra was flown to Vanderbilt Hospital for treatment, but he also passed away as a result of his injuries.

Charges against the Caravan driver could be pending. The investigation into this crash continues.


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