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THP trooper dies after cruiser slides off road

January 25th, 2013 5:30 pm by Staff reports

THP trooper dies after cruiser slides off road

A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper died this morning after his cruiser slid off a road in Corryton, state authorities said.

Trooper Michael Slagle died of what appeared to be natural causes after his cruiser slid off Longmire Road just before 7 a.m., said Jennifer Donals, THP spokeswoman.

“There is an investigation, but he passed way from what appeared to be natural causes,” she said.

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