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One dead in Hamilton County crash

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HAMILTON COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -- Hamilton County Sheriff's office deputies received call around  2 p.m. in regards to a reported single vehicle traffic crash on Grasshopper Road.

Deputies responded to the 5900 block of Grasshopper Road and located a vehicle traffic crash involving a 1996 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck driven by Billy Leroy (59) of Birchwood, Tennessee.

Investigator Todd Cook says Leroy was traveling east on Grasshopper Road went off the roadway while turning left on a curve.

The vehicle turned into a ditch until hitting a large tree.

Leroy died from the injuries he sustained in the crash.

Cook says the investigation is still on-going.

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