A man died Friday morning in an accident on US Highway 27 in Harriman, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
THP says both cars were driving northbound on US Hwy. 27 in the right lane. The first vehicle slowed down to turn right, and the second vehicle swerved to avoid crashing, then rear-ended the first vehicle.
The passenger of the second vehicle, 70-year-old David Perkins of Rockwood, was killed. Officers said he was not wearing a seat belt.