MAURY COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 34-year-old man has been charged with vehicular homicide following a crash that left one woman dead in Maury County.

The crash happened on Thursday, May 4, just before 11 p.m., on Old Highway 43 and Lawrenceburg Highway in Maury County. 

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According to a crash report provided by the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), a 2012 Dodge Challenger was traveling south on Lawrenceburg Highway when it failed to negotiate a curve and traveled off the roadway through a ditch.

Authorities said the Challenger went airborne, causing it to overturn in a field and strike a 1995 Ford Windstar Van that was traveling north on Highway 43. 

Officials reported that the passenger of the Ford van – identified as 64-year-old Vivian Walls – died in the crash. The 60-year-old driver of the van was injured in the crash, but the extent of her injuries remains unknown. Neither were wearing a seatbelt, according to THP.

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The driver of the Dodge Challenger – 34-year-old Ricardo Walker – was injured in the crash and was not wearing a seatbelt.

Authorities reported that Walker was charged with vehicular homicide. No other details were immediately released.