Two Women Killed in Single-Vehicle Wreck in Greene County, Tennessee
GREENE COUNTY, TN. – According to an online news story published at wjhl.com, two women were killed January 22 in a single-vehicle wreck that occurred in Greene County, Tennessee. It appears the driver of the vehicle lost control and crashed into a tree on Weems Chapel Road. The cause of the crash is not yet known.*
The crash took place on the evening of January 22 in Greene County. At approximately 8:30 p.m., a 2005 Hyundai Elantra was traveling on Weems Chapel Road, when the driver somehow lost control. The Hyundai left the roadway near the intersection with Carpenter’s Chapel Road, and the vehicle then crashed into a tree.
Authorities have not yet identified a cause for the crash. They did not say whether they suspect any factors contributing to the driver’s loss of control, like fatigue or distraction. No other vehicles were involved in the wreck.
The passenger in the Hyundai was critically injured and did not survive. Officials pronounced her dead at the scene. She has been identified as 32-year-old Jennifer Blevins. Blevins’s city of residence was not reported.
The driver of the Hyundai was also seriously injured, and an ambulance crew took her to a local hospital for treatment. Authorities say she also later died of her injuries at the hospital. She has been identified as 37-year-old Jennifer Cronk, of Mosheim, Tennessee.
Tennessee Highway Patrol said neither Cronk nor Blevins was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. Troopers are still investigating and have not reported further information at this time.
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