Two people died in a crash between a pickup truck and a tractor-trailer truck on Edgemoor Road on Thursday.
The crash was reported at New Henderson Road in Claxton at about 6:22 p.m. Thursday.
A preliminary report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol said Jordan K. Scott, 29, of Knoxville, was driving a 1991 Ford F150 pickup truck north on New Henderson Road when he pulled out in front of a 2019 Peterbilt tractor-trailer truck driven by Rex A. Sparks, 56, of Cedar Bluff, Virginia. Sparks had been driving east on Edgemoor Road, toward Clinton Highway.
Scott’s two passengers in the pickup truck died in the collision. The THP identified them as Gregory L. Sweet, 57, of Oak Ridge, and Marion M. West, 54, of Clinton.[Read more…]