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THP: One man dead, one injured after car crash on Highway 25E in Claiborne County

Officials said that Chad Cawood, 34, from Thorn Hill, was dead after a two-car crash on Highway 25E near the intersection of Little Sycamore Road.

CLAIBORNE COUNTY, Tenn. — The Tennessee Highway Patrol said that one man was dead and one was injured after a crash on Highway 25E in Claiborne County at the intersection of Little Sycamore Road. 

The crash happened Friday night at around 10:36 p.m. according to a release from officials. They said that Chad Cawood, 34, from Thorn Hill, was driving north on Highway 25E when he crossed the centerline of the road. Officials said he was going at a high rate of speed.

They said that Cawood then hit a pickup truck head-on. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Claiborne County medical examiner, according to officials.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate the crash, officials said.

This story was originally reported by WRIL in Pineville, Kentucky.

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