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Two airlifted following Old Shelbyville Road wreck
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Two people were airlifted Sunday night following the third serious wreck on Old Shelbyville Road in just over a week.Taken to Erlanger Medical Center aboard LifeForce helicopter were the car’s driver, Grayson Cantrell, 23, and his passenger Desirae Laney, 24.The pair was injured just after 9 p.m. Sunday when Cantrell lost control of his 2004 Dodge Stratus near Old Shelbyville Road’s intersection with Moore Lane. According to Highway Patrolman Ronnie Simmons, Cantrell had just crested a hill heading westbound, away from McMinnville, in his 2004 Dodge Stratus when he crossed the center line and ran off the southbound shoulder of the road striking a tree head-on.Cantrell, who was wearing a seatbelt, was trapped in the wreckage and had to be extricated from the automobile. His passenger was not wearing a seatbelt.