SUMNER COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Tennesee Highway Patrol has identified the person that was killed in a crash in Sumner County Saturday evening.
The crash happened on Highway 25 near West Briggs Road in Cottontown at around 6 p.m. According to THP, 20-year-old Samson Mitchell of Goodlettsville was traveling in the eastbound lanes when his vehicle ran off the roadway, struck a ditch, rolled multiple times and eventually landed upright facing the eastbound lanes of travel.
THP says the passenger, 55-year-old Tony Mitchell of Goodlettsville was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead on the scene.
Highway 25 remained closed Saturday evening as authorities investigated the crash. The roadway has since reopened.
According to Tennessee Highway Patrol, charges against 20-year-old Samson Mitchell are pending.
No other information was released.