Two Teens Die In Wreck Near Loretto, Tennessee


L to R: Tanna Pesnell, Rianna Watson

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LORETTO, Tenn. (WHNT) - Two teenagers died following a wreck Wednesday evening just north of Loretto.  It happened after 6 p.m. on Old Florence Pulaski Road.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said Rianna Watson, 17, died at the scene.  Tanna Pesnell, also 17, was flown to Vanderbilt Hospital, where died this morning.

The two were in a vehicle that collided head-on with a large truck.  The truck's driver was not hurt.

Both Watson and Pesnell attended Loretto High School.

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