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Families Rally for Charges in Fatal Crash
RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (Angela Ingram) -- The twisted wreckage along I-24 is a sight burned into the minds of the crash victims who survived.
It's also a grim reminder of the lives lost back in June.
Deja Morris and Brandon Wilson's parents are devastated.
"Any loss of a child is going to be devastating to any parent, but to not have the person responsible for killing your children, it hurts us that much more."
Monday, loved ones drove five hours from the tri-state to Rutherford County Tennessee just outside Nashville. They held a protest demanding that the truck driver, Stacy Colvin, face charges.
In June Brandon and Deja were headed to the Bonnaroo Music Festival in the Tennessee mountains. Family members say Colvin ignored overhead signs and brake lights which were clear indicators that traffic was stopped on I-24.
"Our DA here in this town is not going to press charges because it is stated accidents happen. I don't call this an a accident, this was neglect on the truck driver and he needs to be charged with vehicular manslaughter."
In addition to Brandon and Deja's car catching fire, four other people from the tri-state were hurt.
The parents say nothing will bring back Deja and Brandon but they still need justice.
"I don't think that it's okay to ignore all the signs and all the warning signals and slam a semi into parked vehicles. I think Stacy Colvin should be held accountable."