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THP: Two killed, two injured in crash near Morris Chapel in Hardin County

Two people died and two were injured in a motor vehicle collision in Hardin County on Wednesday.
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Timothy Mason Marlow, 32, was driving a 2000 Honda Accord and Shelia A. Hopper, 57, was driving a 2012 Dodge Journey on Tenn. 69. The vehicles collided near the Morris Chapel community, south of the intersection of CW White Drive around 10:12 a.m.
Marlow and a passenger in the Honda he was operating, Byron C. Bromley, 62, were killed. Neither was wearing a seat belt. A third occupant in Marlow’s vehicle, Laura A. Bishop, 28, was injured and was wearing a seat belt.
Hopper, the driver of the Dodge, was also reported to be wearing a seat belt and was injured.
The THP said all the occupants of the vehicles are from Tennessee.
The highway was blocked for several hours as a result of the head-on crash, the Hardin County Fire Department said.


  1. Carol Lopez on May 25, 2023 at 1:45 pm

    My deepest sympathies for the families.

  2. Holly Marlow on May 25, 2023 at 9:20 pm

    Please keep my husbands family in your prayers.

    • Raina Richardson on June 11, 2023 at 10:24 pm

      I am so glad to get to meet y’all!! I hate it was under such tragic circumstances!! Mason will be missed by so many and loved him as if he were still my brother not step brother!! I will continue to keep you and Blake in my prayers as I know he is hurting so bad!! 💜💜💜

  3. Kristen Burkhead on May 26, 2023 at 5:44 am

    Prayers for all involved. This is so sad. Please be careful out there

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