Woman killed in head-on crash in Lebanon

Photo: WKRN
Photo: WKRN

LEBANON, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 40-year-old woman was killed in an accident involving a Purity Dairy truck in Lebanon Monday afternoon.

It happened on Old Murfreesboro Road near Stumpy Lane just after 11:30 a.m.

Police said Stacey Slate was traveling southbound in a yellow Nissan Xterra when her SUV veered into the oncoming traffic in the northbound lane.

According to a release, a Purity Dairy truck driver attempted to avoid the SUV but the two vehicles hit head-on.

Slate died at the scene, police said.

The driver and passenger of the Purity truck were both checked out by medical personnel on the scene and released.

The investigation is ongoing.