|Published: 10:05 AM, 10/24/2013
||Last updated: 10:05 AM, 10/24/2013
Author: Staff Report
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
A Madisonville man was killed in a
fiery crash on Wednesday night.
According to Tennessee Highway Patrol
Trooper Ernest Marion, the accident happened around 9:45 p.m. at the
intersection of Mason Road and Badger Road in Madisonville.
Marion said Billy L. Williford, Jr.,
21, was traveling east on Mason Road in his 2003 Nissan 350Z when he
topped a hill, lost control of his vehicle and went off the left side
of the roadway. Williford's vehicle crashed into an utility pole,
impacting the driver's side door. The vehicle immediately burst into
Williford died from injuries sustained
in the wreck.
Trooper Marion said Williford was
traveling approximately 45 mph and was wearing a safety belt at the
time of the crash.
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