Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Decatur County Man, 90, Killed In Head-On Collision

Decaturville, Tn- One man was killed and another man was injured in a three vehicle accident yesterday outside of Decaturville. The accident occurred just before 3 p.m. and caused traffic to be rerouted.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that Willie G. Tillman, 90, Decaturville was traveling east bound on HWY 100 when he slowed down and attempted to turn left to enter a drive way.

The preliminary report says that Tillman crossed into the west bound lane and struck a vehicle driven by Walter Higdon, 46, Decaturville, head on. Higdon's vehicle then hit a third vehicle.

The THP confirms that Tillman was killed and that Higdon suffered injuries. Higdon's condition is unknown.

The driver and passenger of the third vehicle were uninjured.

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