A devastating auto accident resulted in multiple fatalities and injuries in Putnam County, Tennessee, on Monday afternoon. According to Putnam County Officials, the auto accident occurred near the intersection of Highway 136 and Bear Creek Road in Cookeville. The police reported a southbound 2013 Honda CRV crossed the centerline on Highway 136 colliding head-on with a 2013 Chevrolet Impala. A 21-year-old and a 66-year-old were tragically killed in the crash. Two of the Impala passengers were children and were airlifted to a Vanderbilt University Medical Center. A passenger in the CRV was taken to Cookeville Regional Hospital by ambulance. Police continue to investigate the horrific crash. Officials did release information, such as drugs or alcohol were not a factor in the accident, and one of the fatal victims was not wearing a safety belt.
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