2 killed, 1 injured in Dickson wreck - WKRN News 2

2 killed, 1 injured in Dickson wreck

Posted: Updated: July 31, 2012 08:28 AM CDT
Courtesy: Dickson Herald Courtesy: Dickson Herald
Courtesy: Dickson Herald Courtesy: Dickson Herald
DICKSON, Tenn. -

Two people were killed and a third injured in a single vehicle crash Monday evening in Dickson County.

The crash occurred at 6:45 p.m. on U.S. Highway 70 near Montgomery Bell State Park in Dickson.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said Theodore Cunningham, 37, was traveling east on Highway 70 when he went to pass in an illegal passing area.

He overcorrected to the left during pass, went off roadway and struck a tree, the THP reported.

A passenger was ejected and the car landed in the woods on top of the passenger.

Cunningham, of Dickson, was killed.

A passenger in the car, Anthony Rivera, 27, of Dickson, also died.

Justin McDaniel, 19, of Gallatin, was injured and airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.

An update on his condition wasn't immediately released.

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