MCEWEN, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man has died after a tree fell on his car during Friday’s strong storms.
Chief Deputy Rob Edwards of the Humphreys County Sheriff’s Office told News 2 the incident happened on Little Blue Creek Road in McEwen.
The man was reportedly driving when a tree blew over and fell on his car, trapping and ultimately killing him.
People living along Little Blue Creek Road are heartbroken to hear of the accident. A couple living next to the accident scene couldn’t believe this happened so close to their home.
“I couldn’t believe it happened on Blue Creek,” nearby resident Tonya Peak says. “This is a tight community and it’s sad this happened.”
The man has not yet been identified as authorities are working to notify his next of kin.
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This is a developing story. WKRN News 2 will continue to update this article as new information becomes available.