One dead following accident on Stephens Mountain

By Goose Lindsay

Eco Heating and Air


Edward Wilkinson, age 84, of Lancing, was killed Monday morning following an accident on the Stephens Mountain portion of Highway 62 near Coalfield.

According to a Tennessee Highway Patrol report, Wilkinson was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Sonic south on Highway 62 when he traveled off the roadway to the right, over-corrected to the left then striking a tractor trailer hauling part of a double wide mobile home.

The use of alcohol or drugs was not indicated according to the report.


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