Two Dead, Seven Injured in Warren County Crash

July 5, 2011
by: 
Dwayne Page
Two Killed and Seven Injured In Two Car Crash
Woodbury woman and three children Injured in this car

Two people from Brush Creek lost their lives and seven others, including two from Smithville were injured in a two car head-on crash in Warren County Monday afternoon.

Dead are 31 year old Derrick Reeder and 24 year old Brittnay Fitts.

Those injured are 24 year old Kara Funk and 22 year old Brandon Byford both of Smithville, 24 year old Tammy Edwards of Woodbury and four juveniles including three from Woodbury and one from Gordonsville.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol told WJLE that the crash occurred around 1:35 p.m. on the Shelbyville Road in Warren County. It was investigated by Trooper Dwaine Jennings and Lieutenant Randy Maynard.

According to the THP, 24 year old Tammy Edwards of Woodbury was driving east on Shelbyville Road in a 1995 Ford Mustang as 31 year old Derrick Reeder was heading west in a 1997 Accura. The THP reports that Edwards' car crossed over the center line causing Reeder's vehicle to go into a slide when he locked his brakes. The two cars then hit head-on in the center yellow line of the highway.

Edwards and three children passengers were injured including a five year old boy, a four year old boy, and a two year old girl all from Woodbury

Reeder died in the crash along with a passenger, 24 year old Brittnay Fitts. Other passengers with Reeder who were injured are 24 year old Kara Funk and 22 year old Brandon Byford, both of Smithville, and an eleven year old girl from Gordonsville

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