431 accident claims Springfield man’s life


By Chris Cooper - ccooper@newsdemocratleader.com



An accident on 431 South in Logan County claimed the life of a Springfield, Tenn. man Friday morning.


Numerous emergency agencies responded to a two vehicle accident on 431 South near Adairville Friday morning.


431 South closed for a time while debris from a two vehicle accident was cleared.


A Springfield, Tenn. man lost his life Friday morning in a two vehicle accident on 431 South just outside of Adairville. The highway was closed for a time after the accident occurred.

Mark Dean, of Springfield, Tenn., was coming around a curve in the road, when his vehicle slide sideways on wet pavement, striking an oncoming tractor trailer truck driven by Barry Houchens of Glasgow. A witness to the accident said she was in front of the tractor trailer truck when Dean almost hit her.

Dean was pronounced dead at the scene by Logan County Coroner Mary Givens.

Logan County Deputy Billy Poole is investigating the accident. Poole was assisted on scene by Logan County Sheriff Wallace Whittaker and deputy Laura Hadden. Also assisting were the Adairville Fire Department and Logan County EMS.

An accident on 431 South in Logan County claimed the life of a Springfield, Tenn. man Friday morning.
http://www.newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_DSC01554-1.jpgAn accident on 431 South in Logan County claimed the life of a Springfield, Tenn. man Friday morning.

Numerous emergency agencies responded to a two vehicle accident on 431 South near Adairville Friday morning.
http://www.newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_DSC01556-1.jpgNumerous emergency agencies responded to a two vehicle accident on 431 South near Adairville Friday morning.

431 South closed for a time while debris from a two vehicle accident was cleared.
http://www.newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_DSC01551Fatal-431-N-1.jpg431 South closed for a time while debris from a two vehicle accident was cleared.

By Chris Cooper

ccooper@newsdemocratleader.com

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