Woman Killed in Collision with Tree in Dunlap, Tennessee
DUNLAP, TN. – A woman was tragically killed in a January 19 collision with a tree in Dunlap, Tennessee, according to an online news report from wrcbtv.com. The woman’s vehicle was the only one involved in the wreck, and the cause of the accident is still under investigation. An infant was riding in the car at the time, and it is not clear if the child was injured.*
The crash occurred on the morning of January 19 on State Route 28 in Dunlap. Around 8:30 a.m., a vehicle that was traveling on State Route 28 left the roadway and crashed head-on into a tree near Press Pickett Road. The make and model of the vehicle were not reported, and it is not clear what caused the driver to travel off the roadway.
Authorities arrived on the scene to find a woman and an infant trapped inside the car. The Dunlap Fire Department said the driver was not wearing a seat belt, but the infant was restrained in a car seat in the back of the car.
Firefighters freed the infant from the vehicle, and emergency crews took him or her to a nearby hospital. It is not clear if the infant was injured. His or her current medical condition is not known. The driver of the vehicle suffered severe injuries and died at the scene. Officials have identified her as 28-year-old Fallon Taylor. Taylor’s city of residence was not reported.
The Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office and Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to the scene. Tennessee Highway Patrol will continue investigation of the wreck. Troopers have not yet released additional information.
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