Deadly Crash In Coffee County

Fatal-Crash2An accident on Blanton Chapel Road in Coffee County early Saturday morning took the life of a Manchester woman.
In a report by Tennessee Highway Patrolman Harrison Fisher, a 2000 Ford Expedition driven by 23 year-old Whitney C Austin of Eagleville ran off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree. Passenger Nettie R Austin age 45 of Manchester was pronounced deceased on the scene.
After a test was given, Trooper Fisher’s report showed alcohol was in use by the driver, Austin.
Criminal charges are pending.