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One killed, one injured in Walnut Grove crash

One person was killed and another injured Thursday when a motorcycle collided with a sport utility vehicle in Walnut Grove, the Tennessee Highway Patrol said.
The THP’s preliminary report says Gary Locklear, 57, of Savannah, who was driving a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle, died in the collision with the GMC Terrain SUV driven by Avery Davila, 20, also of Savannah. Davila, who was not wearing a seat belt, was injured.
Locklear was wearing a helmet, but it was not Department of Transportation-approved.
The crash at 5575 Tenn. 69-S was reported at 4:22 p.m.
The THP said charges against Davila are pending.


  1. martha hieronymus on July 30, 2021 at 2:08 pm

    Always appreciate local news even though sometimes it is sad news. Thank you Ron,

  2. Fred Stricklin on August 1, 2021 at 10:54 am

    Good coverage,Thanks

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