Johnson City, TN – Betty L Chavez Struck and Killed on I-26 (TN-36)

Johnson City, TN – Betty L Chavez Struck and Killed on I-26 (TN-36)

Johnson City, TN (April 23, 2020) – A pedestrian accident early Wednesday claimed one victim’s life. On April 22, authorities were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 26.

Reports show that 54-year-old Betty L. Chavez was walking along Interstate 26 near mile marker 26 when she was struck by a 1999 Dodge Dakota pickup truck. The driver of the truck, who was identified as Larry Banner, pulled over to the side of the road to check on the victim.

As Chavez lay in the road, she was struck by a 2015 Nissan Altima, driven by Adam Yarber. Yarber pulled over to the side of the road as well.

Chavez suffered fatal injuries in the crash and was immediately declared deceased.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation with the Johnson City Police Department.

Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Betty L. Chavez at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Tennessee

Johnson City, TN – Betty L Chavez Struck and Killed on I-26 (TN-36)More than 1,000 people lose their lives annually in motor vehicle collisions across Tennessee. These unfortunate accidents cause endless mental and emotional pain and suffering for families who lose loved ones unexpectedly. When victims lose their lives in these tragic accidents, it is crucial that their families reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Tennessee at their earliest convenience to explore legal options available for them.

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