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HCSO Offers Additional Details on Fatal Accident on Ooltewah-Georgetown


Hamilton County, TN - Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office offers additional details regarding the Friday, August 21, 2020 fatal accident on Ooltewah-Georgetown Road.

Preliminary investigation indicates a red Chevrolet Silverado was traveling northbound on Ooltewah-Georgetown Road and stuck a mailbox causing the driver to enter a ditch striking a culvert. The vehicle overturned and came to rest partially in the roadway.

The driver of the vehicle was Donald Owens, age 50, of Chattanooga, Tennessee.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation, no further details are available at this time.

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