Man killed, woman injured in Lascassas ATV crash - WKRN News 2

Man killed, woman injured in Lascassas ATV crash

Posted: Updated: Jul 14, 2014 02:43 PM

A man was killed and a woman injured in an ATV crash early Sunday morning in Lascassas, Tennessee.

Authorities stated 44-year-old Lee Sharber, a Rutherford County native, was driving down Barlow Lane around 1:30 a.m. when the ATV somehow crossed to the left of the roadway and struck a utility pole.

The ATV then came to rest in a ditch.

Authorities said Sharber, a retired Major from the Tennessee National Guard, had been drinking and was killed in the crash.

His passenger, 43-year-old Leslie Johansen, was injured. An update on her condition was not immediately known.

Visitation for Sharber will be held Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Woodfin Memorial Chapel.

His funeral will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m.

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