Blackman High School students killed in Rutherford County crash

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RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – Two Blackman High School students were killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday morning in Rutherford County.

It happened along Dilton Mankin Road, east of Redwood Drive.

Blackman High School hosted a vigil Sunday night to honor the students involved. Students, employees and the community were invited to attend.

Evans also said “out of respect for the families’ privacy, the school district cannot release specifics about the medical information regarding the students or the circumstances of the wreck.”

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In a Facebook post, Blackman United Methodist Church in Murfreesboro said “Please be in prayer for the families and Blackman High School community who mourn the loss of two students from a car accident this morning, but also be in prayer for 2 other students seriously injured in the same accident.”

Dozens of people also attended a prayer vigil for the victims held Saturday night at Experience Church in Murfreesboro.

No additional details about the victims have been released.

Tennessee Highway Patrol is handling the investigation surrounding the cause of the crash.