Get Breaking News
Sign Up, It's FREE!
Get special offers from
The Advocate and Democrat.

Tellico Plains man killed in car crash

Published: 9:25 AM, 11/21/2012

Author: Jessica Cross
Source: The Monroe County Advocate

TELLICO PLAINS-A Tellico Plains veteran was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Rafter Road Sunday morning.

Tellico Plains Police Lt. Brian Millsaps responded to the accident call at 9:48 a.m. on Sunday. John "Tim" Wood, Jr., 73, Cane Creek Road, Tellico Plains was killed in the crash.

According to Lt. Millsaps, a certified traffic accident reconstructionist, John Wood and his wife Sandra Roberts Wood, 60, were traveling on Rafter Road toward Highway 360 in Tellico Plains in a 2005 Hummer when John ran off the right side of the roadway, overcorrected and ran off the left side of the road, flipping his vehicle down an embankment.

The vehicle ran over a Fort Loudoun Electric Cooperative guide wire during the accident, and the impact snapped the utility poll near the top.

See full story in the Wednesday, Nov. 21, edition of The Advocate & Democrat.

Print This Story Print This Story

Subscribe to The Advocate and Democrat by clicking SUBSCRIBE. Sign up for Breaking News emails from The Advocate and Democrat by clicking EMAIL ALERTS and inputting your email address next to "Add Me" near the top left corner.

Local Business Marketplace

Find more businesses on

Attorneys · Automotive · Health Care
Home & Garden · Hotels & Lodging Restaurants
Retail · Recreation · Real Estate & Rentals · Services

Facebook Fans
Photo Galleries