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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
On Tuesday afternoon a trooper stopped Richard Stafford, 63, of Crossville, for a traffic violation on eastbound I-40. While the trooper was processing Stafford's information at her cruiser, Stafford suddenly fled, initiating a police chase with speeds up to 100 mph. Stafford drove a mile before crashing into a semi trailer truck at mile marker 295. Troopers found Stafford's body underneath the vehicle, and he was dead at the scene. The accident remains under investigation.  What you need to know after a serious car accident:
Wednesday, December 25, 2013

A duo accused of stealing a car and crashing it in North Nashville in the wee hours of this morning -- killing a backseat passenger -- face a variety of charges and may have links to an earlier car theft.

Driver Derrick Thomas, 16, of Torbett Street, was treated and released from Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He's being booked into juvenile detention and will be facing charges of vehicular homicide, vehicular assault, evading police, driving without a license, curfew violation and auto theft.