Sweetwater, TN — A driver was killed last Friday evening on I-75 near Sweetwater, TN after an accident that may have been influenced by alcohol. Troopers with the THP stated that Dario Herrera, 31, was identified as the victim and that the accident happened near Exit 62, Oakland Road.
Herrera was headed north on I-75 in an Acura Integra, troopers said, when he lost control for unknown reasons and swerved off the roadway. His car crashed into a tree and he was killed immediately. Heavy rain was going on at the time of the accident, which police believe was another factor in the wreck.
According to the Advocate & Democrat’s reports, troopers also suspected that Herrera was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident. Further investigation is ongoing.
Scene of the Accident