18-year-old killed, 2 others injured in Smith Co. crash

Posted at 10:12 PM, Feb 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-01 23:13:59-05

SMITH COUNTY, Tenn. (WTVF) — An 18-year-old was killed in a car crash in Smith County on Highway 70 on Monday.

Tennessee Highway Patrol officials say 18-year-old Jonathan Tyree of Carthage died when his 2006 Nissan Quest crossed the center line on Highway 70 North near Hiwassee Road, hitting a 2020 Chevrolet Colorado head-on.

The Nissan came to rest off the right side of the roadway facing east and the truck came to rest on its side off the left side of the road facing west.

The driver and passenger of the truck, Thomas and Paul Drumm, were injured in the crash.