Police: Johnson City man charged in road rage incident


A Johnson City man will be in court Wednesday to face 10 counts of aggravated assault stemming from a road rage incident.

Benny Lee Branum is accused of purposefully hitting a car that passed him while driving then driving off. Police said the car followed Branum and that's when he got out of the car with a tire iron. Police added that Branum admitted to drinking alcohol.

He is currently being held in the Washington County Detention Center and will be arraigned Wednesday morning.

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