Authorities Investigating Fatal Crash in Williamson County, Tennessee
WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TN. – According to an online news report from fox17.com, authorities in Williamson County, Tennessee, are investigating a fatal accident that occurred on December 30. Little information about the crash has been reported.*
The crash happened around 3 p.m. on December 30 on Interstate 840, near Murfreesboro Road. It is not clear how many vehicles were involved or how the crash occurred. At least one fatality was reported, but no information about other injuries has been released. No one involved has been identified at this time.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the accident and is investigating. No additional information has been reported at this time.
According to data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, more than 34,000 fatal vehicle crashes occurred in the United States in 2016. These accidents resulted in the deaths of more than 37,000 people. The fatalities averaged 11.6 per 100,000 people and 1.16 per every 100 million miles traveled in the United States.
On a state level, the fatality rates ranged from 4.0 per every 100,000 people in the District of Columbia to 23.1 per every 100,000 people in Mississippi. The rates also ranged from 0.66 deaths per every 100 million miles traveled in Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Rhode Island, to 1.88 deaths per every 100 million miles traveled in South Carolina.
Tennessee’s 2016 fatality rates, according to the IIHS data, were above the national ranges. The state’s individual data shows 15.7 deaths in 2016 per every 100,000 people and 1.34 deaths per every 100 million miles traveled.
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