Note: This story was updated at 11:51 a.m.
A Clinton man died in a single-vehicle crash on Clinch Avenue on Saturday night, authorities said.
Witnesses told police that Johnny Sparks, 66, was driving his pickup truck southbound on Clinch Avenue, near Lee Road, at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday when he swerved into the northbound lane, barely missing an oncoming vehicle.
An accident reconstruction team from the Clinton Police Department said the truck then ran into a concrete culvert, and Sparks was ejected from the truck.
There were no other passengers in Sparks’ vehicle, the CPD said. [Read more…]