Car Crash - Generic

NOLENSVILLE, TN (WSMV) - A teenager was killed in a crash on Rocky Fork Road east of Nolensville Elementary School, according to law enforcement.

A 14-year-old from La Vergne died in the wreck. The Tennessee Highway Patrol said the car crashed into a road sign then hit a tree. The teen, who was not identified, was in the back seat with a seat belt on.

The driver of the car was injured and taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

The accident occurred before 2 p.m. and affected dismissal at the school. Some buses may have had to take a detour around the wreck site.

Nolensville Police said the road, a connector between Nolensville and Smyrna, was reopened just before 5 p.m.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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