Saturday, December 30, 2017

Two Killed In Perry County Head On Crash

Linden-Two local residents were killed in a head on crash. The Tennessee Highway Patrol's investigators say they tried to avoid each other but sadly collided.

The crash happened this morming around 9 a.m. on U.S. 412 east near the Lewis County line.

According to Tennessee Highway Patrol, a Ford van driven by Damon C Bunch, 37, Hohenwald, was traveling west on the road when it crossed the center line into the eastbound lane.

A 2007 Ford Focus driven by Carmen Navaroo. 66, Lobelville, heading east tried to avoid it by swerving into the westbound lane, but the van drove back into the westbound lane at the same time.

The two vehicles collided head-on in the westbound lane.

Bunch's van came to rest on its driver side, and the Focus stopped in the westbound lane facing eastbound.

According to the report Bunch was not wearing a seatbelt while Navaroo was wearing hers.

The trooper say in his report that drugs or alcohol was not a factor.