Marion County Senior Who Died In Highway 72 Wreck Lost Control Of Vehicle

  • Friday, December 8, 2023

The Marion County senior who lost her life in a wreck on Highway 72 on Friday morning lost control of her vehicle, a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol says.

Bentley Buchanan was driving a 2016 Nissan Altima east when she lost control and slid into the westbound lanes.

Her vehicle struck a 2010 BMW occupied by a couple heading west.

Ms. Buchanan was wearing a seatbelt.

Funeral services for Ms. Buchanan were held Monday at the high school. 

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