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Man Shoots Himself inside McMinnville Walmart

A McMinnville man was injured inside the McMinnville Walmart store Friday afternoon.According to Lieutenant Lisa Norris of the McMinnville Police Department around 4pm 28 year-old Robert Harris of McMinnville was inside Walmart and had entered the fitting room to try on pants when his 9mm pistol fell out of his pocket, hit the floor and …

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Man Charged with Vehicular Homicide after a child was Killed in Two-Car Crash

Back on March 23 a five year-old child from Tullahoma was killed and a 6 year-old along with two adults were injured in a head-on crash on Highway 64 in Bedford County. Cristian Ruiz, age 19 from Madison, TN has now been charged one count of vehicular homicide and two counts of aggravated assault. According …

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Corrected: One Tullahoma Child Killed in Head-On Crash in Bedford County

A five year-old child from Tullahoma was killed and a 6 year-old along with two adults were injured in a head-on crash on Highway 64 in Bedford County Tuesday night. The original information that was reported indicated that both children had died, but that information was incorrect. According to information from released by Tennessee Highway …

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No Injuries after Deputy’s Vehicle Struck in Grundy County

At approximately, 5:55pm on Sunday evening Grundy County Deputy Logan Faulkner was struck while checking on a disabled vehicle on Hwy. 399. Deputy Faulkner was headed west on Hwy 399 when he observed a disabled Chevy Blazer pulling a small trailer sitting in the west bound lane. Deputy Faulkner activated his blue lights for visibility. …

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Sledding Tips after 9 year-old Dies in Tennessee

Police in Tennessee are investigating the death of a 9-year-old boy in a sledding accident. The boy slammed into a mailbox after hitting ice as he was being pulled on a tube by an ATV driven by his father, news outlets reported. Three other children on the tube were not injured, Brentwood Assistant Police Chief …

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UPDATE-Fatal Accident in Coffee County

A two-vehicle crash occurred on Wednesday afternoon near the Beechgrove area on Hwy 41. According to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a 2003 Nissan driven by 64 year-old Timothy Green of Beechgrove was traveling south on Hwy 41.  A 2017 Ford was driven by 32 year-old Stephanie McGoldrick of Manchester was traveling north.  …

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Plane Crash in Franklin County takes the Lives of Two Estill Springs Men

Two men from Estill Springs were killed when a small plane crashed in Franklin County late Sunday afternoon. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office identified the two men on-board as Carl Spray, 78, and Joseph Mackey, 58. The plane, a twin-engine Cessna 441 Conquest crashed around 5 p.m. on Keith Springs Mountain. The crash remains under …

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Head-On Collison in Grundy County takes Two Lives

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) says two women from Grundy County died after a head-on collision Thursday morning on Hwy 56. The THP report says a car driven by 38-year-old Stephanie McGee of Tracy City was heading north when it crossed over the center line. Trying to avoid a crash 44-year-old Melanie McCormick, pulled over …

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Record High Boating Deaths in 2020

After a record-low year of eight boating-fatalities in 2019, the most boating-related fatalities in 37 years with 32 occurred on Tennessee waters in 2020, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency in its year-end report. Various outdoors activities saw a substantial increase in 2020 and boating was no exception. The TWRA reported a noticeable increase …

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