Cantrell Injured In One Car Crash

January 4, 2007
Dwayne Page

70 year old man was injured in a one car crash Wednesday night on Keltonburg Road, State Highway 288, just three tenths of a mile east of Highway 56.

Sergeant Billy Prater of the Tennessee Highway Patrol says Lellon M. Cantrell was driving east on Keltonburg Road in a 1986 Pontiac four door car when he went off the right side of the road and clipped a utility pole. The wreck caused a power outage for many residents and businesses in the area for at least an hour or more.

Cantrell was taken by DeKalb EMS to DeKalb Community Hospital and he was later airlifted to Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville.

Sergeant Prater was assisted at the scene by members of the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department, DeKalb EMS, and the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Team.

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