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Alexis McCann and Austin Moffitt died after a truck collided with their Jeep.
A teenage couple was killed after their Jeep was struck by a truck at a Tennessee intersection Thursday night, police said.
Former high school football star Austin Moffitt was driving the SUV and ran a stop sign on Tennessee State Route 28 and John Burch Road near Dunlap before the fatal crash, according to a police report obtained by the Charlotte Observer.
Alexis McCann died at the age of 19 years old.
Couple Killed in T-Bone Crash
A 2019 Freightliner crashed into the driver’s side of Moffitt’s car, killing him and his 19-year-old girlfriend, Alexis McCann, the Tennessee Highway Patrol said. The truck driver was not injured. He and the teenage couple were wearing seat belts. Both Moffitt and McCann graduated from Sequatchie County High School in May.
“I am so heartbroken to hear the news of the loss of a former player and students of mine,” a former teacher wrote on Facebook. “Austin Moffitt was a great young man and player.
“Alexis was such a sweet girl and a great student. She worked extremely hard. This is such a devastating loss for the community. Both will be missed by many. Pray for these families.“Austin was a wonderful young man and an outstanding football player. He will always be remembered in our hearts. Alexis was the biggest fan of his,” the Sequatchie County Football Quarterbacks Club, of which Moffitt was a member, wrote on Facebook.
The football team is accepting donations to help Moffitt’s family cover funeral costs and will host a barbecue on Oct. 7 in his honor.
“Both of them were young and had so much more life to live!!” a friend of Moffitt’s family wrote on Facebook. “We will miss you, friend!”
The driver was not Injured
The truck’s driver, Jeffrey Miller, 62, of Elkmont, Alabama, was not injured in the crash.
Moffitt and McCann attended Sequatchie County High School and graduated in May.
Moffitt was a great football player. His former coach, Shawn Cooley, posted on Facebook: “Austin Moffitt was a great young man and player.”
McCann’s family also posted heartbroken tributes to their late loved one online, asking locals to pray for them as they mourn the sudden and shocking loss of him.
One of Moffitt’s team members posted online: “This young man was not only a brother to me and many others but also someone I could look up to as he always had a smile on his face and a joke to tell.”.
The Sequatchie County Quarterback Club posted on Facebook that it will receive donations to cover Moffitt’s funeral costs. It will also host a barbecue on Friday, October 7 at the Sequatchie County Football Stadium.