UPDATE: Crash Is Fatal for Local Brothers
Tennessee Highway Patrol and its Critical Incident Response Team are investigating the single-vehicle crash that claimed the lives of two local brothers and injured two other passengers March 9. Giles County’s Fire and Rescue, EMS, Highway Department and Medical Examiner Dr. Joe Fite also aided at the scene. Cary Jane Malone / Pulaski Citizen
Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) has confirmed two Giles County men died as a result of injuries suffered in a single-vehicle crash on Beech Hill Road just after 3 a.m. March 9.
THP Sgt. Chad Smith is investigating the crash with the assistance of THP’s Critical Incident Response Team.
The preliminary report states that a 2007 Nissan Altima, driven by Shane A. Tiller, 37, of Pulaski, was traveling westbound on Beech Hill Road, near the intersection of Leatherwood Creek Road, when the driver lost control while negotiating a curve and went off the left side of the roadway. The vehicle then struck an embankment and overturned.
Shane Tiller was pronounced dead at the scene by Giles EMS paramedics and was extricated from the vehicle by Giles County Fire and Rescue volunteers.
Two passengers, Shane Tiller’s brother Jeremy A. Tiller, 22, of Prospect and Ashton D. Johnson, 31, of Pulaski, were transported by Giles EMS to STRHS Pulaski, where Jeremy Tiller was pronounced dead.
A third passenger, Christopher L. Thompson, 20, of Pulaski, was taken to Vanderbilt Trauma Center by AirEvac.
Giles County Medical Examiner Dr. Joe Fite and Giles Highway Department personnel also responded.