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One Arrested and One Dead In Franklin County Crash

Crash kills one and sends one man to jail

A Flintville man has been charged with vehicular homicide following a single vehicle crash Saturday. According to report by Tennessee Highway Patrolman Curtis Stuart, Scottie Wayne Pickett, 41, of Lexie Beans Creek Road Flintville is being held in the Franklin County Jail under a bond of $500,000 following the crash. He is also charged with violation of order of protection for having a loaded weapon in the car at the time of the crash. According to the trooper, around 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon Pickett along with his three passengers were traveling along Post Oak Road in southeastern Franklin County when he apparently lost control of his vehicle and left the roadway. The car overturned and ejected passenger Larry Ingle Jr., 35, of Cowan from his passenger seat. As the car was overturning it rolled over on top of Ingle, killing him. Passengers Brandon Pickett, 22, of Shelbyville was flown to Vanderbilt Medical Center by Lifeflight helicopter for treatment of his injuries. Passenger Tyler Tawwater, 18, also of Shelbville was treated at the scene by paramedics and was released. The driver was treated at the scene also by paramedics and then transported to the Franklin County Jail. Trooper Stuart was assisted in the investigation by Sgt. Larry Fraley and Investigator Scott Dixson of the THP Criminal Investigation Division.