SUMNER COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man was killed in a two-vehicle crash that occurred in Sumner County early Monday morning.
The crash was reported just before 5:30 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of Highway 25 near Biggs Road.
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According to Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), the crash involved two passenger vehicles and one man was confirmed dead.
A crash report, provided by THP, states that a Ford 250 traveling west on Highway 25, failed to negotiate a curve and crossed the double yellow line.
The Ford 250 then struck a Dodge Grand Caravan that was traveling east on Highway 25. Officials said the Dodge slowed down but was struck by the Ford 250, which was attempting to travel back into the westbound lanes.
The driver of the Dodge, 39-year-old Mario Perez, was pronounced dead. A crash report states that he was not wearing a seatbelt.
No other information was immediately released.