Kenneth “Cotton” Sanderson, age 66, of Cypress Inn was tragically killed in a single-vehicle crash on Sunday, July 12th.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol stated that Sanderson was westbound on Pumping Station Road at approximately 3:35 p.m. on Sunday when he lost control of his vehicle, went down an embankment, and overturned. His vehicle also reportedly struck a light pole at some point during the crash. The THP reported that Sanderson was partially ejected from the passenger side of the vehicle, and sustained injuries during the course of the accident that proved to be fatal.
Mr. Sanderson was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt.