Hamilton Co. Man Killed When Utility Pole Falls on Truck

Hamilton Co. Man Killed When Utility Pole Falls on Truck

Hamilton Co. – A Hamilton County man is dead after a utility pole fell on his vehicle yesterday afternoon. According to a release from the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, officers were called to the scene of a single vehicle accident on Blairsville Road. The accident happened at around 3:00 when a vehicle being driven by Tim Thomas of McLeansboro was traveling westbound on Blairsville Road when a utility pole fell and crashed on top of his vehicle. The vehicle became entangled in electrical wires and eventually came to rest in a field. Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene. The wreck remains under investigation.