Motorist Killed In Train Vs Car Collision In Springfield

Motorist Killed In Practice Vs Automobile Collision In Springfield


SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn Information) – A automobile has been struck by a prepare in Springfield.

The crash occurred round 10:45 PM on the Cheatham St. Crossing. (Location of crash) In keeping with officers on the scene, one particular person was killed within the crash.

UPDATE: In keeping with the THP, the motive force, now recognized as 49-year-old David Sowell of Springfield TN, was touring north on Cheatham Avenue when he tried to cross an energetic railroad crossing. Investigators say Sowell went round a flashing beacon/ crossing guard and was struck by a shifting prepare. Sowell’s automobile, a 2011 Ford Escape, overturned a number of instances earlier than coming to relaxation about 200 ft from Cheatham St touchdown subsequent to the tracks.

The Springfield Fireplace Division, the Springfield Police Division, Robertson County EMS, the Tennessee Freeway Patrol and the Emergency Administration Company are at the moment on the scene.

Numerous crossings by Springfield will likely be blocked whereas the prepare is stopped throughout the investigation.

As extra info turns into obtainable we are going to convey it to you.

UPDATE: The THP is main the investigation into the crash. As quickly as they’re able to launch their findings, together with the identification of the sufferer, we are going to convey it to you.

As of 1:30 am the street is now open and the prepare as cleared.

Service info:

David Sowell
David Sowell

In keeping with his on-line obituary, funeral companies for Mr. Sowell will likely be held Friday, February 28, 2020, at 2 pm within the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Residence in Springfield. Burial will comply with at Springfield Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will likely be held on the funeral dwelling on Thursday, February 27, 2020, from 4-8 pm and once more on Friday from 10 am till the hour of service at 2 pm.

Mr. Sowell had two daughters and one son in addition to grandchildren. He was employed at Cleveland Provide. You possibly can learn his full on-line obituary right here.


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