FALL BRANCH — Two men were killed in a Sunday afternoon crash on Interstate 81 after one of the motorists crossed the median and entered oncoming lanes of travel.
The head-on crash occurred near Fall Branch in Washington County. According to a preliminary report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, William Ruckelshaus, 78, of Sweetwater Tennessee, was northbound in a 2003 Toyota Tacoma.
Ruckelshaus' truck went across the median and into southbound lanes, striking a 2019 Kia Forte driven by Stephen Daniel Green, 67, of Boston Massachusetts. Both men were killed, and were the only occupants of their vehicles. A THP investigation is continuing.