THP: 4 victims identified after fatal weekend crashes in Loudon, Roane and Morgan County

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has identified the victims in three fatal crashes over the weekend.
Fatal crash shuts down I-75 S mm 67 in Loudon Co.
Fatal crash shuts down I-75 S mm 67 in Loudon Co.(Loudon County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Aug. 9, 2020 at 10:22 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 9, 2020 at 4:58 PM EDT
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PHILADELPHIA, Tenn. (WVLT) -The Tennessee Highway Patrol has identified the victims in three fatal crashes over the weekend.

Loudon County

According to THP, fatal crashes happened over the weekend in Loudon, Roane and Morgan County.

According to the Loudon County Sheriff’s Office, one crash happened on I-75 S at mile marker 67 around 9:04 a.m. Sunday morning.

THP said 55-year-old William Wright has been identified as the victim who died in the crash.


Posted by Loudon County Sheriff's Office, TN. on Sunday, August 9, 2020

According to THP, the 2005 Buick containing William Wright, Ian Wright and Vincenzo Rosello was traveling south on I-75 when the driver, Rosello, traveled off the right side of the roadway, “overcorrected and traveled back onto the highway”. The vehicle hit a mile marker sign and an embankment causing the vehicle to travel airborne.

All three occupants were ejected from the vehicle. None were reportedly wearing seat belts. UT Lifestar was on scene and transported the victims to UT Medical Center.

No information has been released on Ian Wright and Rosello’s condition as of Sunday afternoon.

Morgan County

The fatal Morgan County crash happened Saturday evening in the area of Leonard Williams Road.

According to reports, 45-year-old Ronald Ford of Harriman was traveling east on Leonard Williams Road when the right side tire of his 2004 Cheverlet Tahoe traveled off the right shoulder of the roadway. THP says the car “overcorrected, traveled back left into a skid and struck a tree in an uncontrolled final rest,”.

Ford was reported dead by THP.

Roane County

A third crash happened in Roane County Saturday night involving three vehicles.

According to reports, Clinton Campbell, 52, of Hampton and William Daniels, 47, of Portland were traveling east on I-40 around 9:54 p..m. Campbell, driving a 2019 Dodge Charger was behind Daniels who was driving a motorcycle with a passenger on the back.

Campbell’s Charger reportedly hit the motorcycle, ejecting both Daniels and his passenger from the vehicle. Reports indicate Campbell’s Charger continued traveling east, “overturning coming to an uncontrolled final rest”.

THP said during the crash debris from both vehicles hit a parked car which was unoccupied.

Both Daniels and his passenger identified as Sylvia Lane, 34, of Portland were killed in the crash.

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