Harriman man killed, 1 juvenile hurt in head-on collision

(WBIR) A 57-year-old Harriman man died in a two-vehicle head-on crash Saturday night in Oliver Springs.

A preliminary report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol shows John Manis Jr. was killed in the collision.

According to the report, he was traveling Westbound on State Highway 61 a little before 10 p.m. Saturday. That's when another vehicle heading Eastbound crossed the center line and crashed head-on into Manis Jr. near the intersection with Cemetery Road.

According to THP, a juvenile was driving the vehicle which crossed the center line.

Based on the preliminary report, criminal charges are pending.


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