Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police report that on Saturday, May 26th, 2018 around 12:45am, a 37 year old man was driving north on Oak Street at a high rate of speed with a female passenger, 31, in a gray 2005 Nissan Altima.
The vehicle lost traction around 490 Oak Street, swerved, and the driver lost control and went off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole on the driver side of the car.
The pole was broke into three pieces and knocked down lines.
The male died at the scene and the female was taken by Life Flight to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in serious condition but was upgraded to stable later in the day.
The investigation is ongoing with Officer Atkins as the lead investigator.