Church Hill man killed in accident on I-81


45-year-old Michael Templeton of Church Hill, Tennessee was killed on Tuesday after a crash on Interstate 81 in Greene County, Tennessee.

Tennessee Highway Patrol says Templeton was traveling northbound on I-81 near exit 45 when he lost control of the 1997 Honda Civic he was driving and rolled over into the grass median. He was ejected back towards the interstate as the car was rolling. The crash report indicates tractor trailer than hit the victim who came to a rest on the shoulder.

THP says no drugs were involved, but did note Templeton was not wearing a seatbelt.

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