6-year-old killed, another child injured in Bedford County crash

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BEDFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A six-year-old was killed and another young child suffered injuries after a head-on crash on Highway 64 in Bedford County Tuesday night, according to Tennessee Highway Patrol.

A crash report released by THP states a 19-year-old man from Madison was driving an SUV westbound just before 8 p.m. and attempted to pass another vehicle, when he slammed head-on into a sedan traveling eastbound.

A six-year-old in the sedan was pronounced dead as a result of the collision, according to the report. The initial report from THP indicated another young child in that sedan had also died, but troopers said Wednesday night, they were informed that child was injured, but had survived.

The 26-year-old driver of the sedan and the 19-year-old driver of the SUV were also injured, troopers said. The extent of their injuries was not released by investigators.

The crash remains under investigation by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

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