Greene County Man Dead In Tragic Accident
A Greene County man died yesterday in a tragic accident. 48 year old John Cooper of Mohawk, a Greene County highway department employee, was walking alongside a chipper truck…picking up limbs from the side of the road, then putting them in the woodchipper. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Cooper fell and landed under the driver’s side front wheel of the chipper truck as it was moving. The accident happened off route 70 just north of Interstate 81.