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Multiple fatalities in crash at intersection of Edmondson Ferry Road


clarksvillepolicelogoOn August 10, 2009, at 9:46 a.m. , there was a fatal accident crash at the intersection of the 41A Bypass and Edmondson Ferry Rd. A 2004 Ford Taurus driven by Frances Davis (F), 58, of Clarksville with a passenger, Denise West, 42, of Clarksville were crossing the 41A Bypass from Edmondson Ferry Rd. when a 2005 Nissan Quest driven by Richard Carlsen, 65, of Clarksville with a passenger, Ellen Carlsen, 74 of Clarksville collided with the passenger side of the Ford Taurus as it was crossing the 41A Bypass.

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Frances Davis, 58, of Clarksville, was Lifeflighted to Vanderbilt and has since died as a result of her injuries. Richard and Ellen Carlsen were both transported to Gateway for treatment of their injuries. Denise West died as a result of the injuries sustained at the crash.

The investigation is ongoing and the lead investigator is Officer Andy Bechtold, 931-648-0656, ext.  2214

Good advice

A former Clarksville Police officer offered this advice to Clarksville Online for drivers coming through that area. “Slow down! Just because the speed limit is 50, that  doesn’t mean you have to do 50. So slow down, and watch out for the other guy.”




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2 Responses to “Multiple fatalities in crash at intersection of Edmondson Ferry Road”

  1. Blayne Clements Says:
    August 11th, 2009 at 8:03 am
    Blayne Clements

    Thanks for the map. I have been compaining for the local paper to insert links to mapsin the crime reports. Glad to see COL is on the cutting edge of technology.

  2. Bill Larson Says:
    August 12th, 2009 at 2:08 am
    Bill Larson

    Glad I can help :) I may eventually code a mashup showing the locations of all the crimes in the city during the last 24 hours…


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