Published: 7/21/2021


A FATAL CAR CRASH CLAIMED THE LIVES OF TWO PEOPLE ON MONDAY MORNING ON THE MAURY - GILES COUNTY LINE ON HIGHWAY 31/COLUMBIA HIGHWAY. LIEUTENANT CHRIS DYE WITH THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL REPORTS THE DEADLY CRASH INVOLVED TWO VEHICLES IN A HEAD ON COLLISION. 37 OLD SAMMIE BUTLER OF COLUMBIA AND SARAH JONES, AGE 34, WERE BOTH KILLED IN THE collision. THE DRIVER OF THE OTHER VEHICLE WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE HOSPITAL FOR INJURIES SUSTAINED. THE OTHER DRIVER HAS NOT YET BEEN NAMED AS THE ACCIDENT REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION AND CHARGES ARE PENDING. WKSR IS FOLLOWING THIS STORY.