CLARKSVILLE, TN (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — A car accident in Tennessee on Friday that killed one and injured eight, reportedly involved members of the gospel bluegrass group Harvest Wind Band, and the fatality was the wife of one of the band members.
The Statesville, North Carolina-based band was scheduled to play later that day at the Bluegrass Pickin’ Time festival in Dixon, Missouri.
The victim, Crystal Wood, was the wife of the band’s guitarist, Brad Wood, according to the Tennessean. The majority of the injured were also band members.
Reports from the Tennessee Highway Patrol indicate that the wreck happened around 3:30 a.m., when the band’s van was hit from behind by a drunk driver. The van was pushed into the path of an oncoming semi-truck. Wood and another passenger were ejected from the van as it was thrown down an embankment on the wrong side of the road.
Memorial contributions may be made to Liberty Knob Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Allen Wood, 10685 Long Bottom Road, Trap Hill, NC 28685. –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers