One person was killed in a multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 65 North in Davidson County early Wednesday afternoon. The accident, involving two SUVs, a semi and a Ford Crown Victoria, occurred around 12:20 p.m. at mile marker 97, south of Long Hollow Pike.
The victim has been identified as 64-year-old Patricia Dauer of Goodlettesville.
An investigation revealed that Dauer crossed from the right exit lane to the left, across a lane where 55-year-old year old Charles Vick, of Indian Mound, was driving a semi-truck.When Dauer struck the semi, it caused her to spin into the center guard rail where she was ejected from the rear view window of her 2004 Ford Expedition.While in the roadway, she was hit by a black Ford Crown Victoria driven by 65-year-old Samuel Morrow of Michigan.Dauer's car continued to travel after hitting the guard rail, striking a white Volvo driven by 21-year-old Hillary Chinn.The impact on Chinn's vehicle caused her to spin into the path of Vick's semi-truck.Dauer was reported deceased on the scene. Authorities said that Dauer was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.No other drivers were taken to the hospital.There is no indication of alcohol, impairment or speed at this time.
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