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Fatality Reported After Roane County Crash


Roane County, TN (February 4, 2021) The Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to a deadly crash on the morning of February 4th that occurred in eastern Roane County. The accident involved the driver of a Ford Mustang who was traveling west on Buttermilk Road around 1 a.m. and failed to negotiate a right turn in the road. After the vehicle went off road, the Mustang became airborne and overturned. The driver was subsequently ejected from his vehicle and died from injuries incurred in the crash.

The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security reports that 16 people died in Roane County car crashes in 2010. A decade later in 2020, the agency reports that 8 people lost their lives in Roane County car crashes. While Roane County crashes can result in fatalities for countless reasons, some of the most common reasons for deadly car crashes include speeding, distracted driving, driving under the influence, improper or sudden lane changing, failure to obey traffic regulations, and reckless driving. 

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No amount of compensation can ever make up for losing a loved one in a Tennessee car crash. Compensation, however, can pay for things like lost wages, medical bills, and other costs associated with a loved one’s death. A skilled Tennessee personal injury lawyer at Fox, Farley, Willis & Burnette can discuss your available options during a free case evaluation and will then remain committed to fighting for the results you deserve. Contact our law office today for assistance.


Note: This post was written based on available resources, news stories, and online reports about this incident. As is often the case with fast breaking news, there is always the risk that some details are still being shared and uncovered. Please contact us if you notice any information that should be changed or added. Thanks!

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