Accident claims Hornbeak man
Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 9:02 pm
A Hornbeak man has died in a single-vehicle accident, which occurred Saturday around 10 a.m. on Luther Davis Road.
Rick L. Madding, 52, died as a result of the accident in which he was a passenger. (See related obituary, Page 5.)
The accident was investigated by Trooper R. Clemmons.
According to the THP report, Dennis R. Corlew, 60, of Woodland Mills was driving a 1996 Ford F15 pickup northbound on Luther David Road when the vehicle exited the east side of the road with the right side tires. The vehicle overcorrected and went across both lanes in a counterclockwise rotation, then exited the west side of the roadway and struck a tree on the right center before overturning. The vehicle came to a final rest on its left side facing south.
Corlew was airlifted to the Regional Medical Center at Memphis. Madding died at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.
Published in The Messenger 11.10.09