The body of a veteran was found at a crash scene in McMinn County today.
Officials say 58-year-old David Harris was found outside his truck that rolled down an embankment.
Officials say the truck hit a tree, crushing Harris between the steering wheel and seat. Harris was able to get out of the truck, but fell to the ground where he later died.
Harris is a 30-year veteran with the Tennessee National Guard.
Details of what led to the crash is under investigation.
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