Man, 2 daughters identified after 3-vehicle accident on I-24 - WKRN News 2

Man, 2 daughters identified after 3-vehicle accident on I-24

Posted: Updated: March 29, 2013 9:29 PM
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A car accident that occurred on Interstate 24 Friday took the lives of a father and his two daughters.

Authorities reported that the crash occurred at the 92 mile marker of I-24 around 11:20 a.m. Friday morning.

Preliminary investigations revealed that 38-year-old Michael Mahan of Georgia, was driving a 1996 Toyota Camry westbound. His two daughters, 11-year-old Meagan and 16-year-old Savanah, were his passengers.

Police reported that for an undetermined reason, Mahan's vehicle crossed the median and entered eastbound lanes of travel when it struck a Uhaul driven by Richard Dooley of Virginia.

After Mahan's vehicle struck the Uhaul, it struck a Rav 4 behind it.

Driving the Rav 4 was Richard Dooley's wife and children: 43-year-old Lisa Larimer, 7-year-old Ariel Dooley and 6-year-old Sierra Dooley.

Once authorities arrived, Meagan, Mahan's daughter, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Mahan and his second daughter, Savanah, both succumbed to their injuries at area hospitals.

Lisa Larimer and her two daughters, Ariel and Sierra Dooley, were transported to Gateway Medical Center.

At this time, Larimer is listed in stable condition. Her daughters are listed in stable but critical condition.

Richard Dooley was not injured in the accident.

Officials reported that the investigation is ongoing.

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