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Officer Killed in Car Crash


Centerville Assistant Police Chief Timmothy Buchanan

Early Saturday morning , off duty Centerville Assistant Police chief Timothy Buchanan and Kemmy Clark were struck by a vehicle traveling west bound on I- 40 near the 120 mile marker.


Officials say 34 year old Corey Mason , the driver of a 2009 Nissan Altima struck the bridge wall and veered across the median striking Buchanan and passenger traveling eastbound in a Ford F-150.


Mason died on the scene and Buchanan was rushed to the hospital where he later died . The passenger Kemmy Clark sustained injuries , but is expected to recover . Buchanan was 51 years old 


Story by Cameron Moore