Scott County ATV driver charged with DUI after fatal accident

HUNTSVILLE (WATE) – One person is dead and another was injured after an ATV rolled down an embankment in Scott County.

Tennessee Highway Patrol said Danielle Kay Stahley, 25, of Saline, Michigan was killed and Joshua Michael Ward, 26, of East Bend, North Carolina was injured Friday evening. Ward was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

THP said Ward was driving around a curve on River Road about three miles west of Winona Road. They said he then lost control of the ATV, going off the right shoulder and rolling down an embankment several times.

The ATV came to a rest on its top. THP said Stahley and the seat she was sitting in were ejected from the vehicle.


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