By Damon Lawrence and Cindy Simpson
Two young Roane County men lost their lives Friday morning in separate crashes on major thoroughfares.
Anthony Dale Basler, 23, died at the scene of a 6:22 a.m. crash on Interstate 40 near the Buttermilk Road exit.
Ninety minutes later, 26-year-old Cody E. Sackett of Kingston was killed on Hwy. 58 in a two-vehicle crash near River Road.