(c)2013 NPT PHOTOS BY NELSON MORAIS
TOP: The driver of this 1994 Chevrolet Camaro, Tony Lee Sutton, 22, of 1567 East Highway
25/70, in Newport, was killed on Sunday, July 7, at 4 p.m. when his vehicle allegedly pulled
into the lane of travel of a 2012 Volvo tractor-trailer headed east on Highway 25/70, at
Clevenger Cut-Off Road, and driven by Delbert Ray Smith, 59, of Johnson City. A passenger
in the Camaro, Rachel Carver, 31, of 444 Highway 160, in Newport, was injured. Smith was
CENTER: James Dylan Bradshaw, 20, the Stony Point, N.C. driver of this 1996 Isuzu Rodeo
was killed in a head-on collision with another vehicle on Highway 340, near Goodwater Road,
around 11:15 p.m. on Friday, July 5, the Tennessee Highway Patrol reported.
BOTTOM: Allen D. Williams, 48, of Parrottsville, the driver of this 1995 Ford RNS pickup truck,
and a passenger, Christie Williams, 42, of Parrottsville, were injured when, while traveling
south on State Highway 340, near Goodwater Road, on Friday, July 5, at 11:14 p.m., a 1996
Isuzu Rodeo headed in the opposite direction, and driven by James Dylan Bradshaw, 20, of
Stony Point, N.C. collided head-on with them in a curve in the southbound lane. Bradshaw was
killed in the wreck.
|Published: 10:09 AM, 07/09/2013
||Last updated: 10:09 AM, 07/09/2013
Author: Nelson Morais
NEWPORT-A Newport man and a North Carolina man were
killed in separate, unrelated vehicle crashes over the Fourth of July weekend.
Three others were injured.
Tony Lee Sutton, 22, of 1567 East Highway 25/70, in
Newport, was driving a 1994 Chevrolet Camaro on Sunday, July 7, at 4 p.m., when
he allegedly pulled in front of a Volvo tractor-trailer headed east on West
Highway 25/70, at the intersection of Clevenger Cut-Off Road, Patrolman Mike
Robey of the Newport Police Department reported. Sutton was killed.
Delbert Ray Smith, 59, of Johnson City, the
tractor-trailer driver, said the Camaro pulled into his path of travel, and the
tractor-trailer struck the Camaro in the driver's door, damaging the front end
of the tractor-trailer and the driver's side of the Camaro, the report stated.
A passenger in the Camaro, Rachel Carver, 31, of 444
Highway 160, in Newport, suffered an "incapacitating" injury and was
initially taken by EMS ambulance to Newport Medical Center. On Monday evening,
July 8, she was listed in "critical" condition at the University of
Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.
For more details, please see the Tuesday edition of the
Newport Plain Talk.
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