Weather Related Deaths Up To 10 In Tennessee

winter stormThe Tennessee Emergency Management Agency says that Tennessee remains in a State of Emergency from the extremely cold weather.
The National Weather Service is watching for the potential of more winter weather moving across Tennessee Friday and Friday night.  Forecasts for this incoming system could produce an inch or more of snow followed by heavy freezing rain and sleet. Fatalities Tennessee has ten (10), confirmed, weather-related fatalities:

  • Hamilton County – One (1) fatality: 63-year-old male, hypothermia related
  • Henry County – Two (2) fatalities: 64-year-old female, hypothermia related; 69-year-old male, hypothermia related
  • Hickman County (1) fatality:  male, dialysis patient, unable to get to treatment
  • Knox County – One (1) fatality: 30-year-old male, motor vehicle accident
  • Overton County – One (1) fatality: 38-year-old female, motor vehicle accident
  • Sequatchie – One (1) fatality, 85-year-old male, hypothermia related
  • Shelby County – One (1) fatality: 48-year-old male, hypothermia related

Williamson County – Two (2) fatalities: 34-year-old female; 10-year-old male, motor vehicle accident