Shelby County – Woman Died in Fatal Vehicle Accident on US 96
Posted on Thursday, March 26th, 2020 at 6:36 am
A 20-year-old woman was killed after a fatal car collision on US Highway 96 in Shelby County, Saturday morning.
Just after 2:00 a.m., a Pontiac passenger car was heading south on US 96 when it crossed over the center line and crashed into a 2007 International truck tractor semi-trailer. Two occupants from the Pontiac died at the scene. They were identified as 20-year-old female Center resident and a male 28-year-old Center resident. The driver of the semi-trailer was taken to Center hospital with injuries. He was given treatment and was later released.
No identifications were released.
Center local officials are still determining why the Pontiac driver drifted into the path of the semi-truck. The crash remains under investigation at this time.
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