MARYVILLE, Tenn. — A 77-year-old man was killed in a vehicle wreck in Tennessee.

The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that James Edward Wilson was pronounced dead on the scene Monday.

The Blount County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post that Wilson was driving on a road when the vehicle went off the side of the roadway, struck a concrete bridge rail, went into the creek and struck an embankment head-on.

Authorities say Wilson was thrown from the passenger side window and landed in the creek. Wilson was not wearing a seatbelt and there was no air bag deployment.

Authorities are not sure when the crash occurred.


Information from: Knoxville News Sentinel, http://www.knoxnews.com

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