Police search for woman wanted in connection to deadly crash

Posted at 9:15 PM, Sep 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-01 22:15:24-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Metro Nashville Police officials asked for the public's help in their search for a woman wanted for vehicular homicide in connection to a deadly crash in March.

Police say 29-year-old Derrica J. Johnson allegedly let 25-year-old Robert McMutuary driver her Chevrolet Impala when he was drunk. Police say his blood-alcohol level was more than three times the legal limit.

Police say McMutuary hit another vehicle, killing 62-year-old Edward Wilkins Jr. on Haywood Lane on March 21. Johnson was in the passenger seat of the Impala.

McMutuary is jailed on a charge of vehicular homicide by intoxication and multiple counts of vehicular assault. Two other occupants in the other were not hurt critically.

Derrica Johnson is last known to have lived in LaVergne. Police asked anyone who may see to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.

Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.