UPDATED: Victim identified in fatal Ooltewah crash
OOLTEWAH, HAMILTON COUNTY, TN. (WRCB)-- A 28-year-old man died Saturday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash at 6921 Snow Hill Road in the Ooltewah area.
Hamilton County Sheriff's Spokeswoman Janice Atkinson says the driver, Christopher Matthew Franks, was traveling north on Snow Hill Road when his 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis ran off the road and went airborne before hitting a tree.
Atkinson says Franks was wearing his seatbelt, but died from his injuries sustained in the crash.
The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office was assisted at the scene by Hamilton County Emergency Medical Services and Tri Community Fire Department.
Atkinson says the investigation is on-going.
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