LAWRENCE COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man from Hohenwald has died after a fiery crash in Lawrence County early Tuesday morning.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol responded around 1 a.m. to a single-vehicle crash along Highway 43 near Leoma.
A crash report states 32-year-old Johnathan Bates was driving a pick-up truck south at “a high rate of speed,” when he crossed multiple lanes and slammed into a utility pole.
The pick-up truck burst into flames, according to investigators.
Bates was pronounced dead as a result of his injuries.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.