One killed in car crash in Union County

WASHBURN (WATE) – One person was killed in a single vehicle car crash in Union County.

Tennessee Highway Patrol says Anthony Blackburn, 45, was driving his Ford pick-up west at the intersection of Hogskin Valley Road and Dotson Creek Road on January 17.

Troopers say Blackburn was turning left along a curve when his truck crossed over a wet portion of the roadway.

The truck then left the roadway, struck a barbed wire fence, struck two trees, and rolled over onto the driver’s side before catching fire killing Blackburn.

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