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Another Person Killed in a Clarksville Pedestrian Accident

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According to the Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle, another person was killed in a pedestrian accident in the city on February 14.

The paper reported that the accident occurred near 1985 Fort Campbell Boulevard. The victim involved in the accident, Thomas Burchett, 49, of Clarksville, was listed in critical condition in a hospital last week.

Keith Germany, 49, the driver of a 1995 Chrysler Cirrus, allegedly struck Burchett. A representative for the police department said that Burchett was not wearing reflective clothing and not in an intersection or in a marked crosswalk when he was struck around 9 p.m.

The representative told the paper that the accident is the sixth pedestrian crash in Clarksville since December 2013. Four of those incidents have been fatal, according to the Leaf-Chronicle.


As we reported last week, Clarksville has an ongoing pedestrian accident problem. The city recently announced safety tips to try to raise pedestrian awareness including telling people to cross streets in well-lit areas, and wear light colored and/or reflective clothing.

The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security reported that 1,381 people were involved in pedestrian accidents in Tennessee in 2012. If you have suffered a horrific injury or lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, please contact us. We can help obtain damages to compensate for your injuries. Call (615) 866-3938 to schedule a free case review, or visit our site for more information.

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