Thompson's Station, TN : 18-year-old killed in a crash in Williamson County on Tuesday afternoon, January 10, 2017
The Tennessee Highway Patrol said an 18-year-old was killed in a crash in Williamson County Tuesday afternoon.
The single-car crash was reported around 2 p.m. in the area of Critz Lane and Clayton Arnold Road in Thompson’s Station.
According to a police report, Austin Oppelt was driving westbound on Critz Lane when he lost control of his car at the top of a hill. His 1994 BMW then traveled across the double yellow line, and ran off the left side of the roadway before crashing into a ditch and several small trees. It then traveled through a fence, causing it to rollover several times before coming to a rest on its roof in a field.
An 18-year-old passenger in the car was also injured in the crash.
Drivers were being asked to avoid the area.
Teen killed in Thompson Station crash