Victim identified in fatal crash on Hwy 68
An accident in Rhea County left one man killed and another injured.
An accident in Rhea County left one man dead and another injured.
The crash happened Thursday night around 6:35 p.m.
Officials say 48-year-old Jerrod Lyons of Nashville was driving a 1997 Honda Accord southbound on Hwy 68.
Lyons was negotiating a curve, when the vehicle went across the northbound lane, striking a 2016 Peterbilt trailer truck head on.
The driver of the truck, 42-year-old Don Scarbrough, was injured in the crash.
Lyons was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of crash.