FATAL ACCIDENT IN ROANE COUNTY TUESDAY

Roane County, TN- Yesterday traffic was stopped on Interstate 40 around mile marker 362 for a single-vehicle accident that ended fatally.

Just before 1:30 PM, 45-year-old Brent Johnson, of Tennessee, was driving a Toyota Tundra on I40 westbound when the vehicle traveled off the left side of the road. The driver then swerved back onto the roadway crossing both lanes, before over-correcting to the left. The vehicle was reported to of overturned multiple times off the right side of the roadway before it came to a final uncontrolled rest upside down, facing east. The driver was ejected approximately 100 feet west of the vehicle where he ended up in an embankment. He was pronounced deceased during the transport to Roane Medical.

According to the THP report, he was not wearing his seatbelt.

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