Crash leaves 2 dead in Wilson County - WKRN News 2

Crash leaves 2 dead in Wilson County

Posted: Updated: Dec 3, 2012 4:09 PM CST
LEBANON, Tenn. -

Two people have died following a wreck Monday morning on Highway 109 south of Gallatin.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said two vehicles collided around 6:45 a.m. on Highway 109 just north of Northern Road.

According to the accident report, Joannie Rucker was traveling north on Highway 109 when her Nissan Xterra SUV drifted into the southbound lane and struck a Chevy sedan driven by Dayton Lauderdale head-on.

Both Rucker, 52, of Gallatin, and Lauderdale, 26, also of Gallatin, died.

The THP said there was no evidence of braking for either vehicle.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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