Traffic Crash Results in Death of Two Cannon County Residents

Two Auburntown men have been identified as the fatalities in a crash in Cannon County on Tuesday. Tennessee Highway Patrol investigators say Johnathan Holland and his passenger, Johnny Kennedy, both 21, were killed when Holland’s car crossed a center line into oncoming traffic. Holland was driving south on Highway 53 near East High Street when the crash occurred.

The vehicle Holland was driving, a Mazda 3, struck a Jeep Cherokee head-on.

Twenty-one-year-old Kendra Maynard of Readyville was driving the Jeep. Also injured was a second passenger in Holland’s vehicle, 19-year-old Brady Anderson of Cornelia, Georgia.

THP investigators say the Mazda stayed on the road in the right lane after the crash, while the Cherokee stopped near the right shoulder.