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Troopers responded to the rollover on the northbound side of the Pennyrile Parkway, near the five mile marker, at around 3:30 p.m., according to the KSP. A preliminary investigation reveals that the car operated by 29-year-old Stephen Grace was northbound on the Pennyrile Parkway when his vehicle began to travel towards the median. Grace’s vehicle struck the end of a guardrail causing the vehicle to overturn multiple times landing on its top.
Grace, the only occupant of the vehicle, died in the crash. Grace was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision.
The northbound lanes of the Pennyrile Parkway were closed for approximately two hours while crews cleared the scene.
The investigation continues into the cause of the collision.
Tuesday, December 11 2012, 06:07 AM CST
State officials to hold seat belt campaign event
May 24, 2013 08:11 GMT
SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (AP) -- The Governor's Highway Safety Office plans to announce its "Click It or Ticket" campaign on Friday.
The event is scheduled to take place at 1 p.m. at the Robertson County Courthouse in Springfield.
Nationally, statistics show seat belt use increased significantly in 2012 as compared to 2011 among drivers, right-front passengers and backseat occupants.
However, officials say more than 400 of Tennessee's crash fatalities last year involved unrestrained drivers or passengers.
The Governor's Highway Safety Office urges all motorists to buckle up.
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