THP: 1 killed in Surgoinsville crash

SURGOINSVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) - One person is dead after two vehicles collided on U.S. Highway 11W in Hawkins County, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. 

State troopers say it happened around 5:34 p.m. Wednesday.

According to THP, a Chevrolet Lumina was turning from Surgoinsville Creek Road onto 11W southbound when it failed to yield to a northbound Ford F350. The Ford struck the Chevrolet in the driver side door. 

The highway patrol says the driver of the Chevy, Harley L. Wallen of Rogersville, was killed in the crash.

Troopers report he was not wearing a seat belt. 

No criminal charges will be filed, according to THP. 


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