Johnson City

UPDATE: January car crash victim dies from injuries

Another driver died that day on S. Roan St.

A Johnson City, Tennessee man critically injured in a two-vehicle crash two months ago has died from his injuries over the weekend.

A report from the Johnson City Police Department said Sidney W. Swahn, 68, succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital on March 18.

Swahn was traveling northbound on South Roan Street in an SUV on January 17 when police said his vehicle crossed the double-yellow line and struck a pickup truck driven by Gerald D. Bennett, 54, also of Johnson City, head-on near the Tipton Haynes Historical Site.

Bennett was pronounced dead at the scene that day.


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