UPDATE: 2 dead, 2 injured after head-on collision in Hardin County

UPDATE (9:45 a.m. 5/25/23): The Tennessee Highway Patrol confirms two people were killed and two others were injured in the collision. According to the THP, both the driver and a passenger of one vehicle died as a result of the crash, and THP confirms neither were wearing seatbelts. A third passenger, along with the driver of the second vehicle, were wearing seatbelts and received injuries. A report states the crash occurred around 10:12 a.m., and all individuals involved are Tennessee residents.

A preliminary report from the THP states:

Both vehicles were traveling on State Route 69. The vehicles collided south of the intersection of CW White Drive and State Route 69.


HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — First responders are on the scene of a crash near Morris Chapel.

According to the Hardin County Fire Department, a head-on collision occurred around Wednesday morning on Highway 69.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol’s Critical Response Team is responding to investigate the accident.

According to the fire department, the road is expected to remain closed to traffic for 2-3 hours.

No further details were immediately available.

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