EMS personnel and Grantsville VFD officer Dave Johnson
administered trauma care to victim shortly after arrival

A man has died after crashing his car on lower Pine Creek Road Sunday night, about two and one-half miles from Rt. 16 at Mt. Zion.

A male passenger in the car escaped serious injury.

His Hyundai vehicle appeared to have rolled-over at least once on the narrow road before crashing into the hillside.

The victim reportedly suffered serious head trauma.

Calhoun EMS quickly responded to the scene at 9:30 p.m. and began administering care.

Medical Examiner Ed Messenger and the State Police are investigating the fatality.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.


A Roane County man was taken to Roane General Hospital after his four-wheeler wrecked at the the intersection of Pink Road and Island Run Rd., along Henry's Fork.

Calhoun EMS (photo left) responded with the Arnoldsburg Volunteer Fire Department at 8:30 p.m. to the rural area about three miles from US 33-119.

Sources at the scene reported the man did not appear to be seriously injured, although he did suffer some trauma.

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