Garton, 16, killed in accident
Iva Butler (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The driver of the other vehicle, who was airlifted by Lifestar to University of Tennessee Medical Center, was John C. Perkins, 44, of Maryville.
According to the report of Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper John Pedigo, Perkins was driving a 1999 two-door convertible Sebring Chrysler in the fast lane northbound on U.S., 411 South at 3:44 p.m. Tuesday. Garton was driving a 1999 four-door sedan Ford Taurus southbound.
The Perkins vehicle crossed the center turn lane and traveled into the fast land of southound traffic, striking the Garton vehicle head on.