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Fatality Reported Following Crash on Moore Road


Overton County, TN (January 26, 2021) Law enforcement as well as emergency medical workers responded to a car crash that occurred on January 26th on Moore Road close to Stoney Creek Road in Overton County. The report provided by law enforcement states that a motorist lost control while navigating a downhill curve and exited the road. The vehicle then went down an embankment and rolled before coming to a stop at the bottom of a hill. A passenger was tragically killed in the accident. The driver’s wife was injured in the crash, which is currently under investigation by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

The Insurance Information Institute found that in 2019, there were 36,096 fatalities that occurred as a result of traffic accidents. Some of the most common types of driving that end up claiming the lives of motorists include intoxicated driving, distracted driving, speeding, and traveling too fast for weather conditions. Some of the most common injuries known to result in motorist deaths include head and brain injuries, neck injuries, spinal cord injuries, and internal organ damage. 

Contact a Tennessee Car Crash Lawyer

If a loved one has been killed in a Tennessee car crash and someone else is responsible, you should not hesitate to speak with a compassionate personal injury attorney who will remain committed to fighting for the results you deserve. While no amount of compensation can make up for the loss of a loved one, it can help to reduce costs associated with burials and other end of life expenses. Contact Fox, Farley, Willis & Burnette today to schedule a free case evaluation.


Note: This post was written based on available resources, news stories, and online reports about this incident. As is often the case with fast breaking news, there is always the risk that some details are still being shared and uncovered. Please contact us if you notice any information that should be changed or added. Thanks!

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