Former Coffee County Teacher Killed In One-Vehicle Crash

Bruce Rayfield... Photo from Facebook

Bruce Rayfield… Photo from Facebook

A one vehicle accident on Monday night took the life of a Manchester man. According to a report by the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 49 year-old Bruce Rayfield of Manchester was driving westbound on Belmont Road around 6:30pm. Rayfield’s vehicle a 2002 Chevrolet SUV went off the left side of the road and rolled once. Rayfield a former Coffee County High School teacher was ejected from the vehicle and died early Tuesday morning at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga due to injuries sustained in the crash. The report states Rayfield’s seatbelt was not in use.
Rayfield’s daughter Oliva Rayfield, 11, was transported to United Regional Medical Center by Coffee County Ambulance Service for treatment of her injuries. She was wearing her seatbelt.