TN Teen William Smallwood ID’d As Victim In Friday Mount Joliet Fatal Single-Vehicle Ejection Crash

WILSON COUNTY, TN. (THECOUNT) — William Smallwood, of Lebanon, Tennessee, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Friday morning crash Wilson County.

Smallwood, 18, was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 40 near Mount Juliet early Friday morning.

According to authorities, Smallwood was operating an INFINITI G3S on I-40 in Mount Juliet, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 4:30 a.m. Friday. The vehicle then entered a culvert before going airborne and making contact with a cement barrier.

Smallwood, who was ejected during the crash, was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Smallwood was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, according to crash reports.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Wilson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 113,993. Its county seat is Lebanon. The largest city is Mt. Juliet. Wilson County is part of the Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.