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ROANE CO., Tenn. (WVLT) -- One man is dead after losing control of his car on State Hwy. 61 close to Blair Rd. Friday afternoon.
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 36-year-old Coy Wright lost control of his car and ended up flipped over in a ditch between the highway and railroad tracks close to 7 p.m. Friday.
He was wearing a seatbelt in the accident.
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