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THP: Man dies in head-on collision

4:34 PM, Jul 16, 2013   |    comments
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(WBIR - Harrogate) A man was killed Monday in a head-on collision in Claiborne County, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

Officers say a Lincoln was traveling westbound on Londonberry Road near Jacksboro Pike around 3:30 p.m. The car crossed the center line while going around a curve, hitting a Honda Accord head-on.

The passenger of the Honda, 54-year-old Mark Nelson, was killed in the accident. Both drivers, and a passenger in the Lincoln were injured.

THP says the driver and passenger of the Lincoln had been drinking and using drugs, and tests have been requested.

Criminal charges are pending.

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