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Two teens killed in Montgomery Co. wreck

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CLARKSVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

Two teens are dead and two others were hurt after a single-vehicle wreck in Montgomery County Sunday evening.

The crash happened at 6:37 p.m.

A 2006 Toyota Corolla, driven by Jackson Amos, 18, of Clarksville, was traveling recklessly east on State Highway 237/Rossview Road, according to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

The car entered a curve at a high rate of speed,topping a hill and the tires lost contact with the road.

The driver crossed the center line and ran off the left side of the roadway into a wooded area. The vehicle collided with a tree stump head-on coming to final rest and catching fire.

Amos was killed in the wreck, along with one of his passengers, 17-year-old Amy Stringer of Clarksville. 

Matthew Williams, 18, of Clarksville, another passenger in the vehicle, was hurt, along with another 17-year-old passenger whose name has not been released.

 

Jackson Amos:

Services will be held on Thursday at 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church Grace Worship Center. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. 

Honorary pallbearers will be the Rossview Soccer Team.

Visitation will be on Wednesday from 2-7 p.m. at the funeral home and Thursday from 1 p.m. until the hour of the service at the church.

 

Amy Stringer:

Services will be held Wednesday at noon at Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Chapel. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 2-7 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the hour of the service at the funeral home.

 

For more information on teen driver safety, see the Tennessee Department of Safety website.

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