Wednesday, May 27, 2020
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Friday Morning Crash In Smith County Injures One Person

A Lebanon Man faces citations following a two-vehicle crash in Smith County Friday morning.

The accident happened on Lebanon Highway at Terry Lane.

A Tennessee Highway Patrol crash report said 29-year-old Jared Ausband of Lebanon was traveling West in his 2008 Toyota Corolla. 44-year-old Wesley Pirtle of Carthage was also traveling West in his 2002 Pontiac Grand Am.

Officials said Ausband rear-ended the Grand Am when Pirtle began slowing down for traffic in the roadway.

Pirtle suffered injuries during the crash and the THP cited Ausband for no seat belt and and due care.