Emergency Teams Very Busy Sunday

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Local man dies in Sunday morning crash

77-year-old Franklin Myers of Manchester died from injuries he received in a single vehicle crash on Ragsdale Road at Harpo Rd in Manchester Sunday morning.
Myers of Manchester was driving a 1998 Dodge Ram pickup that left the roadway and struck a tree.
According to the on scene Tennessee Highway patrolman’s report, around 10:30 a.m. Myers’ vehicle left the roadway “for an unknown reason ran off the left side of the road and struck a tree.”
Myers had to be cut from the vehicle by members of the Manchester Fire & Rescue. He was then flown to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga where he later died from injuries sustained in the accident.

Manchester firefighters control the Sunday fire

Manchester firefighters control the Sunday fire

Early Sunday afternoon a small storage building caught fire on Shelton Rd. in Manchester. The cause was most likely an electrical malfunction. There was some smoke damage but loss what kept to a minimum thanks to the work of the Manchester Fire & Rescue.