TWO KILLED IN WRECKS LAST WEEK

TWO KILLED IN WRECKS LAST WEEK

Two people died this past week as a result of roadway accidents in the county.

A longtime resident of South Carthage died from injuries sustained in a single vehicle accident which occurred in the Defeated community on Tuesday night.

Also, a Perry County, Kentucky man was killed in a wreck which occurred on Interstate 40, late Thursday.

In last Tuesday’s wreck, Larry Bowman, 59, passed away around 1:21 p.m., Thursday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville from injuries sustained in the Defeated wreck.

The accident occurred around 6:45 p.m., Tuesday (March 28) on Defeated Creek Highway (Highway 85).

Three people were injured in the wreck.

The victim was a passenger in a 1997 Chevrolet Blazer driven by Vicki Key, 58, Carthage, who was transported by ambulance to Riverview Regional Medical Center.

Eddie Key, 58, Carthage, also a passenger in the vehicle, was transported by ambulance to Riverview Regional Medical Center.

Bowman was airlifted by LifeFlight helicopter to Vanderbilt.

The highway patrol’s accident report lists Bowman’s residence (taken from driver’s license) as Gainesboro.

Bowman’s obituary lists him as being a longtime resident of South Carthage who more recently lived in Cookeville.

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