Second victim dies in car crash

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A 69-year-old Warren County resident became the second fatality in a two-vehicle crash on Sunday, Feb. 15 on McMinnville Highway.

Thomas Brewer died Tuesday, Feb. 17 of extensive trauma at Vanderbilt Medical Center, said Trooper Tony Myers of the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

Brewer was the second victim of the fatal collision. Fredrick McClure, 18, of Woodbury died after his 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier collied with a 2011 Chevy Silverado, driven by Brewer, on a curve outside of Woodbury's city limits.
Brewer was flown by LifeFlight helicopter to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville where he died.

"Mr. McClure was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision," said Trooper Tony Myers of the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Both vehicles were extensively damaged.

"Both occupants were restrained by safety belts," the trooper said.

"We don't think speed was a factor in the collision," Myers said.

Brewer, a Warren County resident and Atlanta, GA native , was retired employee from Carrier Corp. He was the son of the late Henry Roy and Lois Griffith Brewer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by grandson, Jonathan Hale; two brothers, James and H.R. Brewer; and three sisters, Betty Nations, Ola Mae Davis and Shirley Couch.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Brock Brewer of Centertown.

Mr. Brewer is also survived by three children and spouses, Anthony and Michelle Brewer and Ray Brewer all of the Centertown, and Tonya and Jeff Hale of Smithville; four grandchildren, Brittany McNair and husband Scott, Shelton Brewer, Kayla Hale and Kayce Hale; two brothers and sister-in-law, Warren and Dot Brewer of Riverdale, GA and William Brewer of Atlanta, GA; and two sisters, Frances Hawkins of Newnan, GA and Ruby Pitman of Monticello, GA.
Memorial contributions may be made to Warren County Relay For Life with arrangements by High Funeral Home, McMinnville, (931) 473-2137.

McClure was a native of Baltimore, Maryland and graduated from Cannon County High School in 2014. He was a member of the Baptist Church and was a welding apprentice at Herndon & Merry.

Fred is survived by his parents, Robert W. McClure, Sr. & Anne Marie McClure of Woodbury; 2 brothers, Robert W. McClure, Jr. of Baltimore and Michael David McClure of Woodbury and grandmother, Vivienne McClure of Baltimore; Fiancé: Breanna Carr of Woodbury; Best Friends: Michael Busey of Smyrna and Mandy Love of Woodbury.

Fred was a member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church and a graduate of Cannon Co. High School Class of 2014. Music was his world. He played guitar, wrote his own music, was a member of JRB and the High School Marching Band.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 19, in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Crips officiating.

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