The Tennessee Highway Patrol reported that Brandon McCoy, 33, was killed in the accident that occurred at 6:35 a.m.
McCoy was driving a 2000 GMC Sierra truck southbound on the highway and reportedly crossed the center line into the northbound lane. McCoy’s truck collided with a 2015 Subaru Forrester SUV driven by Marshall Gilbert, 33, Fleetwood, N.C. The crash report did not indicate whether he was injured.
McCoy’s truck ended up in a ditch. Gilbert’s truck also was knocked off the highway and overturned in a ditch.
Joshua Arnold, 36, Zionville, N.C., was a passenger in McCoy’s truck. He was reported to be uninjured.