ICKSON, Tenn. (WSMV) -- More details have come to light regarding the crash that killed two teenagers and injured two others in Dickson County early Saturday morning.
Officials with the Dickson Co. Sheriff's Office said the incident happened after a Deputy Sheriff Kevin Salewksy saw the car full of teens drag-racing with a motorcycle down Highway 46 South.
The teenagers' car swerved into the motorcyclist's lane, forcing the motorcyclist to swerve into the emergency lane, which Salewksy said were actions consistent with some kind of road rage altercation or an impaired driver.
When Deputy Salewksy turned on his emergency lights, the car turned on Old Highway 46, and was driving in the middle of the roadway, while the motorcyclist continued on Hwy. 46S.
At that point, the Salewksy observed multiple passengers in the car and decided it was necessary to continue pursuing it due to the driver's reckless behavior.
Salewksy continued to try and stop the car on Old Highway 46. At the end of the road, the car came to a stop. Salewksy exited the cruiser, but the driver took off again at top speed and turned down Tidwell Switch Road.
Officials said the deputy attempted to get the vehicle's registration number from emergency dispatch but lost sight of the car and was unable to catch up with them.
The deputy slowed down on Tidwell Switch Road and began looking for signs the car had left the roadway or its occupants had fled on foot.
At the first sharp curve in the road, Salewksy observed the vehicle smoking by a tree. He exited his cruiser to render aid and call for backup.
According to officials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol, who are also investigating the incident, four teenagers were in the 1999 Chevrolet Lumina when it crashed on the 1300 block of Tidwell Switch Road just after midnight.
The two teens killed in the crash were identified as 17-year-old Layton Woodard and 17-year-old William Howard of Lyles, Tenn.
The driver, 19-year-old Michael Fitch of Bon Aqua, Tenn., and 15-year-old Chelsie Woodard from Lyles were also injured in the crash.
Layton and Chelsie Woodard are brother and sister. Chelsie Woodard remains in critical condition. A GoFundMe account has been set up to help their family with expenses.
A GoFundMe page has also been set up for Howard to help his family with funeral costs.
Dickson Co. and THP are still investigating the incident.
Sheriff Jeff Blesdoe said he does not believe criminal charges will be filed against the driver of the car at this time.
However, Blesdoe said, once the investigation is complete, officials will consult with District Attorney Ray Crouch "to present the facts and evidence surrounding this avoidable tragedy."
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