Fatal accident occurs in Rutherford County

Motorcyclist seriously hurt in Rutherford County accident (Image 1)
Motorcyclist seriously hurt in Rutherford County accident (Image 1)

An single vehicle accident occurred in Rutherford County Monday afternoon, claiming the life of one victim.

The accident occurred around 4:10 p.m. along Highway 102.

Police reported that 59-year-old Craig Miller of Fort Wayne, Indiana died at the scene.

According to reports, Miller's vehicle, a 2001 Jeep Wrangler, left the right side of the roadway and struck a bridge barrier, causing it to overturn into a creek bed head first.

Authorities said no drugs or alcohol were involved in the crash.

Miller was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.

No further information has been released at this time.

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