One charged with vehicular homicide after crash near Lebanon Public Square

Posted at 6:08 PM, Apr 25, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-26 15:51:36-04

LEBANON, Tenn. (WTVF) — Authorities have charged a woman with vehicular homicide by intoxication after a crash in the Lebanon Public Square caused one driver to die.

The woman, Sandra Lee Strickland, 70, of Lebanon, was taken into custody.

Police said the vehicle the person was driving was hit by another car with Strickland driving behind the wheel. A 3 year old child was also inside the vehicle that was hit by the impaired driver. The child was taken to the hospital and later released. The female driver, 37, died from her injuries, police said.

Strickland was involved in another accident right before the deadly accident happened.

Witnesses told police the woman didn't hit her brakes before striking the car with the victim and child inside.

Other charges are pending, police said.