Vehicular homicide charge in Nashville crash, local Missouri man killed
NASHVILLE, Tenn. / NECK CITY, Mo. — A driver in a fatal Tennessee crash that killed a local Missouri man is now facing a vehicular homicide charge.
The crash happened on July 18, 2022, in Nashville, Tennessee. It claimed the life of 67-year-old Dell Clark of Neck City, Missouri (Jasper County).
According to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, Jeremy King, 40, of Troy, TN, was driving a Chrysler Pacifica at about 89 mph. He was allegedly passing vehicles in the oncoming lane of traffic. He then clipped the back of a Ford F250 truck and lost control.
“The Chrysler then traveled back into the inbound lane of traffic where it collided with a Mercury Grand Marquis and Honda Accord. The driver of the Honda Accord, Dell Clark, 67, of Neck City, Missouri, died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.”
Authorities say King had serious injuries and remains hospitalized as of yesterday, November 15. Nashville Police say there was no indication of alcohol or drug impairment on the part of any involved drivers.
Investigators yesterday got a warrant for the driver for Vehicular Homicide by Recklessness, Reckless Endangerment, two counts of Aggravated Assault and Driving on a Revoked License. Authorities say he will be charged upon his release from the hospital.
The crash happened in the 8800 block of Highway 100.
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