Widow Files Wrongful Death Complaint After Husband’s Death in Roane County Crash

autoThe widow of 79-year-old Elmer Solomon, of Oakdale, has filed a wrongful death complaint in Roane County Circuit Court, against Samuel D. Norman, of Harriman.

Solomon was travelling in a Nissan Versa, driven by Merley E. Tilson, 77, which collided with a Chevrolet Tahoe, driven by Norman, at state Highway 61 and overturned. Tilson was injured in the accident while Solomon was killed.

The complaint claims that Norman did not yield the right of way, was driving on wrong side and failed to keep a lookout.

The plaintiff seeks $230,000 in punitive damages and $750,000 in compensatory damages.

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