Limestone Teen Killed In Friday Night Crash In Telford

Monday, December 10, 2018
by Jim Miller - Radio Greeneville News

A Limestone teenager was killed late Friday night when the car in which she was riding was struck by a suspected impaired driver near Telford.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 19-year-old Billy Baker, Jr. of Limestone was traveling on Stockyard Road just before 11:00 Friday night when his 1995 Jeep Cherokee ran the stop sign at Highway 11-E and collided with a 2016 Nissan Versa driven by 36-year-old Summer Cradic of Johnson City.

The impact caused 18-year-old Sierra Rollins of Limestone to be ejected from the driver's side of the car, resulting in her death. According to the THP, Rollins was not wearing a safety belt which could have made a difference in the outcome.

Cradic along with another passenger, 27-year-old Taray Rollins Jr. of Greeneville, were injured in the crash. Baker was also injured, and preliminary evidence showed that alcohol and drug usage by Baker may have been a factor in causing the accident.

Criminal charges are pending following Friday night's crash, according to the THP.

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