73-year-Herbert Bates dies in fatal Blountville, Tennessee pedestrian-car crash on Route 394 at Big Hollow Road – Thursday, September 23, 2021

Blountville Accident Death of Herbert Bates – Obituary

73-year-old Herbert Bates has died in a fatal Blountville, Tennessee pedestrian-car crash that occurred on Route 394 at Big Hollow Road on Thursday, September 23, 2021. It happened at about 2:43 p.m. as Herbert attempted to retrieve a yet to be identified object.

Herbert was struck by a 2003 Ford Taurus and was left with serious injuries to which he succumbed at the scene. The driver of the Taurus that struck Herbert, 73-year-old Johnnie Freeman, also suffered some injuries.

The accident is still being investigated.

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