Nineveh man dies in early morning crash

A Nineveh man died in a crash early Tuesday morning in Johnson County.

According to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department deputies were called to Mauxferry Road near Franklin at about 5:43 Tuesday morning after REMC crews reported finding a crashed SUV in a field after a power outage in the area just before 5. Deputies found the driver’s body about 30 yards north of the vehicle.

59-year-old David E. Taylor of Nineveh was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies say that there were no witnesses to the crash.

Photo courtesy of Johnson County Sheriff’s Department.