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TPD: 1 dead, 3 hospitalized after crash on West Tennessee Street

Posted at 6:44 AM, Oct 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-01 12:56:14-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.(WTXL) — The Tallahassee Police Department is investigating after one person was killed and three people were hospitalized following a crash in front of a Tallahassee apartment complex.

The crash happened just before 4 a.m. Thursday in front of the Forum Apartments, located at 2525 W. Tennessee St.

Police say one of the vehicles was making a left turn into the apartment complex, and the other was traveling eastbound on West Tennessee Street when the crash occurred.

Due to the crash, the eastbound lanes were closed for several hours but has since reopened.

Sadly, the passenger in the vehicle making the left turn was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Both drivers, as well as the passenger in the eastbound vehicle, were transported to a local hospital for treatment and evaluation.

TPD is asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash, but did not speak with an officer on scene, or anyone with information about the accident to please call 850-891-4200 and ask to speak with the Traffic Homicide Unit.

You may also remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.

This is still an open and active case. Updates will be provided as they become available.

The Tallahassee Police Department is currently investigating a crash with serious injuries on West Tennessee Street.

The crash happened just before 4 a.m. Thursday in the 2500 Block of West Tennessee Street.

Police say the eastbound lanes will be closed for the next few hours.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area.