Troopers investigate fatal crash in Greene County
Updated On: Jan 08 2014 06:02:47 PM CST
One person involved in a Tuesday afternoon crash in Greene County has died.
Troopers said the crash happened about 3:45 p.m. at the intersection of Highways 123 and 58. They said one vehicle turned onto Highway 123 into the path of another vehicle.
A woman in the vehicle that was turning, 23-year-old Tynika Humphrey, died of her injuries.
The other people in that vehicle, the driver 22-year-old Tierra Lanier and 2-year-old Kayden Humphrey, suffered non life-threatening injuries, according to the Highway Patrol.
The driver of the other vehicle, Joseph Howell, also suffered non life-threatening injuries.
"She was a great person. She loved everybody especially me and the kid. I mean there was nothing she wouldn't do for anybody,” Antre Hill, the victim’s boyfriend, said.
Hill said he had just arrived at work when his sister called him to tell him about the accident.
“It just all happened so fast and it still seems so fast. That's why I'm still trying to get my head around it now,” Hill said.
Hill said the victim's grandfather had just passed away 3 days earlier and so her family was already together for his funeral.
“I really didn't want to tell them their granddaughter had just died,” he said.
Hill said the worst part is that he saw a future with Humphrey. The pair had only been together 9 months but they recently moved in with each other a month prior to the accident.
“Me and her we was compatible. I loved to joke. She loved to laugh so you know I'm saying that's what made us great,” he said.
According to Hill, Humphrey’s son Kayden remains in the hospital. He has a broken leg and had to have a few stitches on his lip.
Troopers said Lanier was at fault in the accident. She is charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle and unsafe movement.
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