Woman killed, good Samaritan injured in Smyrna crash

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SMYRNA, Tenn. (WKRN) – A woman was killed and a good Samaritan injured in an accident on Sam Ridley Parkway in Smyrna Thursday night.

It happened just west of G Street around 9:45 p.m.

Police told News 2 Emily Wilkerson, 29, of Mt. Juliet, was having car trouble and another driver stopped to assist her.

That driver, Brandon Hight, 23, of Smyrna, was with Wilkerson near the roadway when a third motorist, 20-year-old Jamitria Patton, of Smyrna, struck the two from behind.

Wilkerson died at the scene.

Hight and Patton were transported to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries.

Hight remained at Vanderbilt University Medical Center as of Friday afternoon and has undergone surgery.

No charges have been filed.

The investigation is ongoing.

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