Parrotsville man killed when SUV flips on Cocke County bridge

Parrotsville man killed when SUV flips on Cocke County bridge

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NEWPORT (WATE) - A Parrotsville man died Wednesday morning when the SUV he was driving ran off a bridge and crashed into a creek.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says Stevie Darrell Gilland, 53, was driving a Toyota 4Runner around 8:30 a.m. east on Clear Creek Road near Newport when the vehicle struck the left side of a bridge over the creek.

The SUV flipped over the guard rail and landed on its roof in the creek.

An investigation into the cause of the wreck is continuing.

 

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