FAYETTE COUNTY, Tenn. — Officers are investigating after a woman was found dead in Fayette County.
The incident happened around 1 a.m. Thursday morning on Old Solomon Mill Road.
Police said a single mother – identified as Felisa Ferguson – was driving alone when she lost control of her ATV before falling to her death off a bridge.
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Deputies said Ferguson’s 1-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son were home alone when the deadly accident happened.
Ferguson’s body wasn’t found by investigators until around 7 a.m. The body was located at the bottom of a dried-up creek off the roadway.
An autopsy of the victim’s body is being performed at the Shelby County Medical Examiner’s Office.
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