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Lynchburg Native killed in two-vehicle accident

Posted on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 3:19 pm

Lori Grace Warren, 36, was killed in a two-vehicle accident the night of Wednesday November 22, 2017. Warren was driving a 2017 Nissan Rouge when the crash occurred in the 1700 block of Wilson Avenue (Highway 55) in Tullahoma. The second vehicle, a 2017 Toyota Highlander, driven by Janice P. Harder, 66, of Lynchburg was traveling toward Lynchburg when the accident occurred. It’s unclear as to the exact cause of the head-on collision. Moore County EMS, Fire and Sheriff’s Dept. as well as Tullahoma Police and Fire Dept. plus Coffee County EMS personnel arrived on the scene moments after the crash. Warren was taken by ambulance to Harton Hospital and then transported to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga via LifeFlight where she later died from injuries sustained in the crash. The police incident report states that Warren was not wearing a seatbelt. Harder was transported to Harton Hospital in Tullahoma where she was treated and released. Harder was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the incident. Funeral services for Warren were held Monday, November 27th at Hillcrest Funeral Home in Fayetteville with Rev. Jackie Riddle officiating. Warren was employed as a nurse for NHC-Tullahoma and a member of Hickory Hill Upper Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Warren is survived by her parents, Eddie D. and Jo Anne Shields Warren; sisters, Pam (Eddie) Helton, Paula (Jamie) Parker; her companion, Chris Trussell and Logan, Rebecca and Cody Trussell; nieces and nephew Jamison Parker, Peyton Parker, Hannah Smithey, Destiny Holdmeyer; great niece and nephew Elizabeth Smithey, Caiden Holdmeyer and her beloved dog, Annie. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Lawson and Pauline Warren and Leroy and Jean Shields and her beloved dog, Rowdy Jackson.

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