Woman Dies In Monday Morning Crash

Grundy County woman dies in accident... Photo by Barry West

A 31-year-old Altamont woman died Monday morning after the van she was driving went off the road and collided with a tree on Asbury Road in Manchester. According to Tennessee Highway Patrol Sgt. Larry Fraley, Rebecca Verwulst of Highway 108 in Altamont told him and emergency personnel that she had worked the midnight shift and had just gotten off. She stated that she fell asleep and ran off the roadway. Her van collided with a tree.
While emergency personnel were preparing her to be flown out by a helicopter, she passed-away.