Mother Killed in Tennessee Vehicle Crash in Clarksville, Tennessee
CLARKSVILLE, TN. – According to an online news report from wsmv.com, a mother was killed in a vehicle wreck in Tennessee. The woman’s identity has not yet been released.*
40-year-old woman was driving a Honda on Fort Campbell Boulevard in Clarksville, Tennessee. Her child was riding in the vehicle with her at the time. At the intersection with Ringgold Road, the woman tried to make a left turn and crossed into the path of a Range Rover. The two vehicles then collided.
The Honda driver was transported to Tennova, where she sadly was pronounced dead. She has not been identified, nor has her child, who sustained non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Range Rover, who was identified as a 41-year-old man, was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. His name has not been released.
It is not clear what caused the Honda driver to fail to yield the right-of-way. Tennessee authorities are still investigating the circumstances of the crash and have not yet released additional information to the public.
According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the United States has the highest rate of vehicle crash deaths among high-income countries in the world. The fatal crash rates in the U.S. are highest when measured both by population (10.3 deaths per every 100,000 people) and by registered vehicles ( 1.24 deaths per every 10,000 registered vehicles). The U.S. also has the fifth-highest rate of motor vehicle deaths based on miles traveled (1.10 deaths per every 100 million miles traveled).
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