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Single-vehicle accident kills one in Roane, another injured, facing charges

A single vehicle accident in Roane County late Tuesday, left one person dead and another injured. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that a Geo Tracker driven by 27-year-old Anthony S. Taylor of Rockwood was traveling north on the 1600 block of Riggs Chapel Road when he went off course and struck a tree.

A passenger, 48-year-old Timothy J. Taylor of Rockwood, was killed.

The report indicates drug use and troopers took out a warrant on Taylor, who was injured in the crash, for vehicular homicide.

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Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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