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Driver Fatally Injured in Early Morning Crash on 8th Avenue South at Douglas Avenue

6/8/2013

June 8, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

          
The driver fatally injured in today’s 5:15 a.m. single-vehicle crash on 8th Avenue South at Douglas Avenue is identified as Christopher Sexton, 31, of Glen Echo Road.  His passenger, Beth Robertson, 33, also of Glen Echo Road, was critically injured.
          
Sexton was driving a 1999 Toyota 4-Runner south on 8th Avenue when the vehicle left the roadway and collided with a building.  Sexton was pronounced dead at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  Robertson was also taken to Vanderbilt.
          
There was no evidence of alcohol at the scene of the crash.  It is not yet known why the 4-Runner left the roadway.

                                                         
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