The passenger, Hedels, was ejected, and the vehicle came to rest facing west about 90 feet from the roadway, he said.
Hedels was transported to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital where she died at 6:34 p.m., Sunday.
The driver of the vehicle wore her seatbelt while the passenger did not, Fitzgerald said.
There were no citations issued and no charges filed in connection with the accident.
Services for Hedels are to be held Wednesday at 12 Noon at Bond Memorial Chapel in Mt. Juliet. A complete death notice is on file elsewhere on this website.
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