Tuesday, July 7, 2020
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One Killed In Hwy. 96 Crash In Putnam County

A single-vehicle accident claimed the life of a Smith County man Saturday night.

Officials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol identified the deceased as 38-year-old Michael Massey of Elmwood.

The accident happened just before midnight on Putnam County’s Medley Amonette Road.

A crash report said Massey’s Nissan Altima traveled off the left side of the roadway, struck a rock embankment, and overturned. The vehicle came to a final rest after striking a standing tree.

Officials said Massey was not wearing at seat belt at the time of the crash.