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Clarksville Police report Fatality Crash at Peachers Mill Road, 101st Airborne Divison Parkway

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police responded to an early Wednesday morning crash at Peachers Mill Road and 101st Airborne Division Parkway that resulted in the death of Judy Tapia, a 49-year-old Clarksville resident.

Crash investigators stated a 2007 Toyota Avalon driven by Bradley Vezeau failed to stop for a red light on Peachers Mill Road and crashed into a 1999 Dodge van driven by Christopher Conroy. Tapia, a passenger in the van, was ejected from the vehicle and died from her injuries.

A 2007 Toyota Avalon did not stop at the light on Peachers Mill Road and slammed into a 1999 Dodge Van.

A 2007 Toyota Avalon did not stop at the light on Peachers Mill Road and slammed into a 1999 Dodge Van.

Vezeau, a 27-year-old Clarksville resident, is charged with Vehicular Homicide, 2nd Offense DUI, Violation of the Implied Consent Law, and Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device. Bond was set at $300,000.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact CPD Traffic Unit Investigator Jennifer Szczerbiak at 931.648.0656, ext. 5476.

“This is Clarksville’s ninth traffic fatality for 2018, stated Szczerbiak. We had thirteen fatalities in 2017.”

Bradley Vezeau has been charged with with Vehicular Homicide, 2nd Offense DUI, Violation of the Implied Consent Law, and Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device.

Bradley Vezeau has been charged with with Vehicular Homicide, 2nd Offense DUI, Violation of the Implied Consent Law, and Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device.

CPD Traffic Unit Sergeant Bret Norfleet added, “We especially ask everyone to please refrain from drinking and driving during the upcoming July 4th holiday.”

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