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THP Investigating Fatal Wreck

By WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

FAYETTE COUNTY, Tenn. - The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating a wreck that killed two people and injured two others in Fayette County.

Troopers said the two-vehicle wreck happened along State Highway 18.

A Chevrolet was traveling southbound on the highway, when it crossed into the northbound lane, and struck a Ford Mustang head on.

Both drivers died at the scene. One of them was Martha Woods, who is from Bolivar, Tennessee.

THP said both the driver and passenger in the Chevrolet were not wearing their seatbelts.

It is not known if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.