Single-Vehicle Wreck Results in Deaths of Two Teens in Roane County, Tennessee
ROANE COUNTY, TN. – According to a news report published online at wvlt.tv, a single-vehicle wreck that occurred in Roane County, Tennessee, resulted in the deaths of two teenagers. Two other teens were injured. Tennessee Highway Patrol Troopers are handling the case investigation and have not confirmed the cause of the accident.*
The crash took place during the afternoon in Roane County and involved four people. WVLT reports that a 2002 Nissan Maxima was traveling on an unknown road in the county and approached a left curve that was sloped downhill. The Nissan traveled off the side of the road when it entered the curve, and the vehicle then crashed into a tree.
The location of the accident was not included in the news report, and it is not clear what caused the vehicle to leave the roadway prior to the crash. The factors leading to the accident have not yet been established. The Nissan was the only vehicle involved in the crash.
WVLT reports that two passengers in the Nissan were killed in the collision. They were identified as an 18-year-old male and a 16-year-old male, both from Harriman, Tennessee.
WVLT further reports that the driver of the Nissan and a third passenger in the Nissan were injured in the crash. The driver was identified as an 18-year-old male, and the injured passenger was identified as being 16 years old. Their current conditions are not known.
All four of the teens in the Nissan were wearing seat belts, according to the report. The investigation is still ongoing, and Troopers say charges are pending.
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