2 Hawkins Co. Deputies Injured in Crash

(CHURCH HILL) — Two Hawkins County sheriff’s deputies are recovering following a Wednesday morning crash.

The collision occurred just after 10 a.m. on Hwy. 11 W in Church Hill when the driver of an SUV pulled into the path of the police cruiser driven by Ofc. Marc Bass.

Bass and his passenger, Ofc. Dennis Sturgill, were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

84-year-old Robert Houchins of Church Hill suffered unspecified injuries in the crash. He is charged with failure to yield.