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Late Night Crash Leaves 1 Dead, 7 Injured

8 Air Ambulances, Multiple Agencies Assisted


CLARKSBURG (June 3, 2024) — One person is dead and seven are injured after a two-vehicle crash late Monday evening that required multiple aircraft and emergency personnel on scene to assist. 

Hayden Blankenship, 26, was traveling on Clarksburg Road around 11 p.m. on Monday when his 2013 Dodge Ram 3500 struck a 2006 Chevy Express Van with 10 total occupants driven by Antonio Guerrero, 49. 

In Antonio Guerrero’s vehicle: Angel Flores, 51, is deceased; Cirilo Guerrero, 55, was not injured; Cesar Garcia, 34, was not injured; Miguel Angel, 39, was injured; Danery Martinez, 24, was injured; Juan Guadalupe, 56, was injured; Antonio Enciso, 42, was injured; Iran Hurta, 30, was injured; Alfredo Campos, 35, was injured; and the driver, A. Guerrero, was also injured.

Blankenship was not injured.

Emergency personnel from Carroll County Sheriff’s Office deputies and dispatch, Clarksburg Fire Department, Westport Fire Department, Carroll County Rescue Squad, Carroll County Fire District 1 Huntingdon, Priority Ambulance, Air Evac-Henry County, and Tennessee Highway Patrol worked into the early hours of Tuesday morning securing transport of seven injured occupants and one deceased.

Air Evac - Henry County and Vanderbilt LifeFlight assisted with a total of eight air ambulances; Priority Ambulance provided ground assistance with three ambulances.

According to the preliminary report from Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), undisclosed charges are pending for A. Guerrero.

According to eyewitness reports, occupants of the van operated by A. Guerrero were working at the nearby poultry farm in the 1900 block of Clarksburg Road. 

More information will be provided at a later date if or when available.