One killed after car strikes utility pole in Mt. Juliet

(MGN Online)

Mt. Juliet Police said one person was killed late Thursday night when a car struck a utility pole.

It happened just before midnight at Saundersville Road near Nonaville Road, police said.

The driver, Joshua Kerns, 39, of Joelton was killed in the crash and Passenger Kimberly Bateman, 42, of Mt. Juliet suffered non-life threatening injuries.

According to a report from Tennessee Highway Patrol, neither Kerns nor Bateman were wearing there seat belts. The report said restraints would have made a difference.

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