A 61 year old man was found dead Saturday in an automobile accident on Four Seasons Road. 911 received the call around 11:30 am.
Dead is Michael J. Dean of Smithville.
Trooper Jeremy Wilhite of the Tennessee Highway Patrol told WJLE that Dean, of Burton Ridge Lane, was operating a 1999 Toyota Rav4 heading south on Four Seasons Road when he went off the right side of the road , struck a tree stump, and a telephone substation box. The SUV overturned in tall weeds coming to rest upright off the right side of the roadway facing south. Dean, who not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected. His body was found on the ground near the vehicle
The exact time of the accident is not known. A passerby spotted the wreck and reported it.
Members of DeKalb EMS, Sheriff's Department, and the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department were also on the scene.