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**Updated** Woman Wanted on Vehicular Homicide Charge in Connection with March Fatal Crash on Haywood Lane

9/1/2020

Updated: Derrica J. Johnson, 29, arrested September 9, 2020.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Fatal crash investigators are asking for the community’s assistance in locating Derrica J. Johnson, 29, who is wanted on a charge of vehicular homicide in connection with a March 21 deadly crash on Haywood Lane that killed a rear seat passenger in her Chevrolet Impala.

Johnson was the front seat passenger as Robert McMutuary, 25, drove her car with a blood alcohol level of more than three times the legal limit. The Impala crossed over the double yellow line on Haywood Lane and crashed into a Nissan Altima. Edward Wilkins Jr., 62, was riding in the back seat of the Impala. He was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene. McMutuary is jailed on a charge of vehicular homicide by intoxication and multiple counts of vehicular assault. The two occupants in the Altima were not hurt critically.

Derrica Johnson, who is last known to have lived in LaVergne, is wanted for allegedly allowing McMutuary to drive her Impala drunk. Anyone seeing her is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.

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Derrica J. Johnson, 29