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Chuckey man dies in head-on crash with tree

October 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Greeneville Sun is reporting that a Chuckey man who was injured in a Monday night accident in eastern Greene County died after being flown to the Johnson City Medical Center.

Travis P. Shelton, 33, of Donald Broyles Road, was  was driving a 1991 Ford pickup truck west on Donald Broyles Road when he lost control of the vehicle as it entered a curve. The truck then traveled off the right side of the road and struck a large tree head-on, according to the report.

After being removed from the truck, Shelton was transported by a Greeneville-Greene County Emergency Medical Services ambulance to a landing zone that had been established at the intersection of Broyles Road and Horse Creek Park Road by firefighters from the Nolichuckey Volunteer Fire Department from Washington County.

Read the full report at the Greeneville Sun's Web site.

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