UPDATE: Lascassas Pike Wreck Claims A Life - Names Released - Drug test ordered and charges pending

UPDATE: Lascassas Pike Wreck Claims A Life - Names Released - Drug test ordered and charges pending | Lascassas Pike, fatality, Tennessee Highway Patrol, WGNS, Murfreesboro news, WGNS News, death,Lacey Fann,Christian Morales Escamilla

WGNS has more news on the Wednesday morning fatal accident that occurred on Lascassas Pike (HWY 96).

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a Ford Ranger that was driven by Christian Morales Escamilla was traveling east on Lascassas Pike when a Mitsubishi crossed the double yellow lines in the center of the roadway. The Mitsubishi, being driven by 31-Year old Lacey Fann, struck the Ranger being operated by Escamilla, age 34, killing him.

The THP report shows that Escamilla tried his best to avoid being struck by Fann. According to the crash description, Escamilla pulled to the shoulder of the road to avoid Fann. Despite his attempt to avoid being hit, his small truck was struck by the Mitsubishi. 

Criminal charges are pending against Fann. The report shows that drugs are suspected. Test are currently being done by the state.

Escamilla, who died in the wreck, will also be tested for drugs and alcohol, although the report clearly states that the use of both drugs and alcohol are not suspected on his part.

Both Escamilla and Fann are from Murfreesboro.

Actual THP Report Information Below:

 

LOCAL AGENCY COMPLAINT NUMBER:314029636

 

DATE:     06/25/14       TIME:06:26

TOTALS:   KILLED: 1     INJURED: 1     NOT INJURED: 0     VEHICLES: 2

 

COUNTY:  RUTHERFORD     CITY: MURFREESBORO

HIGHWAY: STATE HWY 96   POSTED SPEED: 55

AT INTERSECTION WITH: SHADY LN

 

INVESTIGATING AGENCY: TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL-NASHVILLE

INVESTIGATED BY:      TROOPER STEVE MANNING

 

VEHICLE INFORMATION:

VEHICLE # 01

YEAR: 1995   MAKE: FORD   MODEL: RANGER   BODY TYPE: P/U

LICENSE PLATE NUMBER: STATE: TN

PULLING TRAILER: NO

 

DRIVER # 01         INJURY TYPE: KILLED

NAME: ESCAMILLA,CHRISTIAN MORALES

SEX: M   RACE: U   

DATE OF BIRTH: age 34

ADDRESS: 

CITY: MURFREESBORO   STATE: TN

DRIVERS LICENSE #:

DRINKING? NO   TEST REQUESTED? YES

DRUGS? NO   TEST REQUESTED? YES

SAFETY BELT IN USE? YES

 

 

VEHICLE INFORMATION:

VEHICLE # 2

YEAR: 2001   MAKE: MITSUBISHI   MODEL: MNS   BODY TYPE: UT

LICENSE PLATE NUMBER: STATE: TN

PULLING TRAILER: NO

 

DRIVER # 2         INJURY TYPE: INJURED

NAME: FANN,LACEY L

SEX: F   RACE: W   

DATE OF BIRTH: age 31

ADDRESS: 

CITY: MURFREESBORO   STATE: TN

DRIVERS LICENSE #: STATE: TN

DRINKING? UNK   TEST REQUESTED? YES

DRUGS? YES   TEST REQUESTED? YES

SAFETY BELT IN USE? YES

IF MOTORCYCLIST, WAS HELMET WORN?

 

OFFICER'S OPINION:

WOULD SAFETY RESTRAINTS HAVE MADE A DIFFERENCE? NO

 

HAS MEDICAL EXAMINER BEEN NOTIFIED? YES


HAS NEXT OF KIN BEEN NOTIFIED? YES

 

CITATIONS ISSUED? YES

PERSON CHARGED: LACEY L FANN

CHARGE ON CITATION:

 

CRIMINAL CHARGES? PENDING

 

WILL ADDITIONAL REPORT BE FOLLOW? NO

 

AUTHORITY: TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL-NASHVILLE

OPERATOR:  KATHY BRYANT    06-25-2014    15:09

 

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