Manchester Man Dies In One-Vehicle Crash

fatal accident 3Jonathan Micah Esslinger, 30, of Manchester was driving a 2007 Nissan Titan pickup along Parker Road late Thursday night when he lost control on a curve. According to a Tennessee Highway Patrol report, Esslinger’s truck ran off the right side of the roadway around midnight, striking a brick mailbox, two concrete columns and a culvert. The vehicle then overturned and came to rest on its wheels.
Esslinger was pronounced dead at a Manchester hospital where he was transported by Coffee County EMS.
Coffee County Sheriff’s Department personnel and firemen with the New Union Volunteer Fire Department assisted the THP at the scene.