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Motorcycle driver in Wednesday’s crash dies

Post Date:05/11/2017 1:45 PM

img_0909The motorcycle driver injured in Wednesday night's crash has died. The crash occurred shortly after 5:30 p.m. on E. McEwen Drive near Carothers Parkway. Patrick Sturdivant was critically injured during the crash. Sturdivant was rushed to Vanderbilt Medical Center where he later died. He was 44.

The 50-year-old Nolensville woman who hit Sturdivant was traveling east on E. McEwen when she initiated a lane change, colliding with the eastbound motorcycle that Sturdivant was driving. Traffic Reconstructionists from the Franklin Police Department’s Critical Incident Response team are investigating. It has not yet been determined if charges will be filed. We are saddened by the Sturdivant family’s tragic loss.

Franklin Police are seeking witnesses.
If you have any information that might be helpful, you are urged to call
Franklin Police: (615) 794-2513, ask for the Traffic Unit.

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