Roane County crash proves fatal for Oakdale man

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One driver a former state trooper

By Damon Lawrence

Elmer E. Solomon, a 79-year-old Oakdale man, was killed in a Friday afternoon two-vehicle crash in Roane County.

Trooper Matt Armes investigated the crash for the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

Solomon was a passenger in a 2008 Nissan VSL driven by 77-year-old Merley E. Tilson, also of Oakdale.

According to the report, the Nissan was traveling east on Hwy. 61.

The other vehicle involved was a 2002 Chevrolet KTA driven by 74-year-old Samuel D. Norman of Harriman.

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