Assistant Chief: 1 dead after crash on Whitehead Road in Sullivan County – WJHL-TV News Channel 11

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A fatal crash in Sullivan County has shut down a road temporarily.

According to Assistant Chief Lee Carswell, one person died following a single-vehicle crash Monday morning near the intersection of Weaver Branch Road and Whitehead Road.

Carswell said investigators are still at the scene as of 8 a.m. Traffic is being diverted in the area temporarily.

Crews on the scene told News Channel 11 the crash occurred close to the intersection in the 200 block of Whitehead Road.

Bluff City Police Chief Greg Depew said an officer from the Bluff City Police Department is assisting at the scene.

More information is expected to be released later, according to Carswell.

This is a developing story. Look for updates on WJHL.com.