A 43-year-old man from Jefferson City was killed just after 12:00 a.m. Tuesday morning when his car left Gov. John Sevier Highway and struck a tree according to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
The accident happened at the intersection of French Road and the highway.
Allen S. Whitt, 43-years-old of Jefferson City was driving a Saturn Coupe East on the highway when he crossed over to the left, crossed a ditch, and struck a tree.
No other cars were involved. No one else was in the car with Whitt.