MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) — Murfreesboro police are investigating a Tuesday evening crash that left two people dead and one injured.
It happened at the entrance of the Cross Creek of Murfreesboro Apartments on Fortress Boulevard just after 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 3, according to the Murfreesboro Police Department.
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Fortress Boulevard was closed for several hours as police investigated the incident.
Based on the preliminary investigation, police said a 62-year-old woman was driving a 2019 Dodge Caravan southbound on Fortress Boulevard, failed to stay in the lane of travel, crossed over into the northbound lane, and collided with a 2011 GMC Sierra.
As of Wednesday, Jan. 4, the driver of the Dodge is listed in stable condition, according to officials.
However, a 68-year-old disabled passenger in the Dodge was flown to TriStar Skyline while a 37-year-old man driving the GMC was flown to Vanderbilt Hospital, authorities said. Both of those men have since died from their injuries.
Murfreesboro police later identified the victims as Larry Pitts, 68, of Murfreesboro, a the disabled passenger, and 38-year-old Daniel Dea.
Pitts was a passenger in the 2019 Dodge Caravan. Dea was the driver of a 2011 GMC Sierra.
Police said charges against the Dodge’s driver could be pending in connection with this deadly crash.
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