Victim in fatal Rockwood single-vehicle crash identified


ROCKWOOD, Tenn. (WATE) – A crash last week in Roane County has taken the life of a Rockwood man.

The crash happened last Thursday, December 5.

Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed 55-year-old Eugene Smith was killed in the crash.

Smith was a passenger in a pickup truck that crashed on Pumphouse Road in Rockwood.

We’re told the driver was taking a left curve when he overcorrected, causing the vehicle to hit a tree and overturn.

The driver of the truck was injured. Both were wearing seatbelts, according to a THP report.

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