Decherd Man Dies In Crash

Fatal-Crash2Terry J. Pride age 46 from Decherd man was killed in a head-on collision with a cargo truck Friday morning March 6.
The accident shut down State Highway 50 from U.S. 64 in Fayetteville to Highway 129 in Lynchburg for several hours Friday.
According to a report by the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Pride, was driving a 2014 Chevy Silverado pickup truck in the eastbound lane of Highway 50 in the middle of the road.
Derrick J. Everett, 24, of Winchester, was driving westbound in a truck hauling beer and swerved to avoid Pride’s pickup truck.
According to troopers, Pride swerved into the westbound lane, and Everett swerved into the eastbound lane and ran over the top of the Silverado. Pride’s truck came to a final rest in the westbound lane. The cargo truck came to a final rest off the eastbound side of the roadway.
Pride died in the crash. Everett was injured and transported to Vanderbilt Hospital by helicopter.