Woman Injured After Truck Runs Into Utility Pole

June 13, 2013
by: 
Dwayne Page
Violet Tucker Injured After Truck Runs Into Utility Pole
Violet Tucker Airlifted After Truck Wreck

A 29 year old Smithville woman was injured Thursday morning after her pickup truck crashed into a utility pole on West Broad Street near Cantrell's Furniture and Appliances.

Smithville Police said Violet Tucker of Banks Pisgah Road was traveling West in a 1990 Ford Ranger when she left the road and ran head on into the utility pole.

Tucker was taken by DeKalb EMS to DeKalb Community Hospital where a Vanderbilt Life Flight helicopter ambulance landed to airlift her to Vanderbilt hospital in Nashville.

Members of the Smithville Volunteer Fire Department were also on the scene to render assistance.

The accident was investigated by Corporal Travis Bryant of the Smithville Police Department.

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