Traffic Fatalities on Highway 58
This morning at approximately 8:05 a.m. a traffic crash involving a 1997 Ford Ranger and a Rural Metro Ambulance was reported in the 12000 block of Highway 58. When Deputies with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office arrived on scene they found that the Ford Ranger truck and ambulance collided head on. The ambulance was transporting a special needs child to a doctor’s appointment (non emergency) south bound on Highway 58. The 1997 Ford Ranger was traveling north bound in the south bound lane for unknown reasons.
The driver of the 1997 Ford Ranger truck identified as Misty Browning age 29 and the passenger Jennifer Friddell age 30 both of Georgetown, Tennessee were pronounced dead at the scene. The five occupants of the Rural Metro Ambulance were transported to area hospitals and treated for minor injuries and released.
The investigation into the traffic crash is on-going and being handled by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Division.