Crash alert: Man killed when car runs off road on Highway 49

by Ponce Law | July 30th, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, TN – Officials say a Robertson County man was killed when his vehicle ran off an area roadway last weekend, the Smokey Barn News reported.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said 39-year-old Benjamin Henry Lewis was driving on Highway 49 near Fisher Road at about 1:30 a.m. when he was unable to negotiate a curve.

The vehicle, a GMC Sierra, went off the road and into a ditch before hitting several trees. Lewis, of Springfield, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was unrestrained at the time, according to investigators.

State troopers were on the scene for the investigation, which shut down Highway 49 for about three hours.

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