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MC’s Johnson dies in auto accident

Former Lady Governor perishes in morning crash

Blount Press Row lost one of its all-time favorite athletes with the death of Maryville College senior and former William Blount Lady Governor Brittany Johnson in a car accident this morning. Photo by Wallace Bowden

Heartbreaking news swept the Maryville College campus this morning.

Brittany Johnson, a senior guard on the women’s basketball team and a former William Blount Lady Governor, died in a single-car accident on I-75 near Cleveland this morning. Please follow the link to a Maryville College release on Johnson’s accident here.

Blount Press Row extends its most heartfelt prayers to Brittany’s family.

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