• January 20, 2017

Gerald Bennett Killed, Sidney Swahn Injured in Johnson City, TN, Accident

Johnson City, TN -- January 17, 2017, Gerald Bennett was killed, Sidney Swahn injured, after an accident where their vehicles crashed head-on.

Authorities from the Johnson City Police Department reported that the accident occurred near the intersection of South Roan Street and Bonita Drive.

Investigators stated that 54-year-old Bennett was traveling southbound on Road in a Chevy Silverado. Ahead of him, 68-year-old Swahn was driving northbound in a Ford Explorer. As the two vehicles passed, they somehow crossed paths, resulting in a head-on collision.

Emergency personnel rushed to the scene to render aid. They pronounced Bennett dead at the scene. Swahn was taken to a local hospital for treatment of critical injuries.

Authorities did not report any charges or citations following the crash. They say their investigations continue. No further details are available.

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