|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
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.
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