Powell man killed in Clinton Highway crash

Powell man killed in Clinton Highway crash

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It happened just after 10 p.m. on Clinton Highway near the county line. It happened just after 10 p.m. on Clinton Highway near the county line.

POWELL (WATE) - One person was killed in a crash in Anderson County Wednesday night.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. on Clinton Highway at the intersection of Old Clinton Pike near the county line.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says 40-year-old Patrick Johnson, of Powell, was driving a 2004 Buick Rendezvous southbound on Clinton Highway. 

Troopers say he ran off the right side of the road, hitting a legally parked vehicle.

Johnson died from injuries sustained in the wreck.  His passenger, 25-year-old Samantha Oody, of Oak Ridge, was injured.

THP says drugs may have been a contributing factor in the accident.

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