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The 9 p.m. crash on Old Florence Pulaski Road involved an SUV and a box truck. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a female juvenile, 17-year-old Rianna Watson, of Leoma, Tn., was killed and another female juvenile, Tanna Pesnell, 17, of Loretto, Tn., is in critical condition at Vanderbilt Medical Center, following the crash. The driver of the box truck that was carrying 50 bags of dog food was uninjured.
The roadway was shut down for hours.
Police say speed was a factor.
Friday, October 12 2012, 01:06 AM CDT
State officials to hold seat belt campaign event
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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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