A 27 year old Smithville man escaped injury this morning in a pickup truck accident on the Old Blue Springs Road.
Central dispatch received the call at 9:24 a.m.
Trooper Dewaine Jennings of the Tennessee Highway Patrol says Adam Daniel Washer was driving east in a 2005 Ford F150 when he went off the road and ran head-on into a tree. He apparently had fallen asleep.
DeKalb EMS was called to the scene but Washer was apparently uninjured and did not have to be transported to the hospital.
The Short Mountain Highway Station of the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department also responded
Even though their new terms of office don't officially begin until September 1st, seven county officials and thirteen members of the county commission took the oath of office Tuesday afternoon at the courthouse.
In a brief ceremony Tuesday afternoon, Smithville Municipal Judge and County Attorney Hilton Conger administered the oath to County Clerk Mike Clayborn, Register of Deeds Jeff McMillen, County Mayor Mike Foster, Trustee Sean Driver, Road Supervisor Kenny Edge, and Sheriff Patrick Ray.
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