68-year-old dies after truck strikes tree in Woodlawn

8-year-old killed in head-on collision in Cookeville (Image 1)
8-year-old killed in head-on collision in Cookeville (Image 1)

A 68-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Woodlawn, Tenn. Monday afternoon.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said James Richardson was driving a GMC pickup truck when the crash occurred just before 2 p.m. on Lake Road outside of Clarksville.

Deputies reported Richardson was traveling south when he somehow left the roadway to the left.

His truck entered a ditch, struck a tree, and traveled partially back into the roadway.

Richardson was killed at the scene.

Authorities stated alcohol was not a factor in the crash and Richardson was wearing his seatbelt at the time.

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