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Teen killed in Short Mountain wreck
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A teen driver was killed and her two passengers were injured Monday afternoon when their vehicle struck a utility pole on Short Mountain Road.The driver, Ashley Celestino, 19, died at River Park Hospital two hours after the accident that happened around 4 p.m. Monday. Her back-seat passenger, Megan Braswell, 19, was airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center from Morrison Fire Hall with non-debilitating injuries. Her front-seat passenger, Tristian Darna, 19, suffered minor cuts.According to deputy Joseph VanBommel, the accident happened during a brief thunderstorm Monday afternoon as Celestino was heading northbound in her Nissan Xterra near Short Mountain Road’s intersection with Patterson Road.