A Springville man was killed in a traffic accident last week in Henry County, according to a preliminary report by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
Rick Rice, 76, of Springville was killed in the Sept. 11 collision on Highway 79 northeast of Paris.
According to the report released by Sgt. Jena Eubanks of the THP, the accident occurred at 4:25 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 79 and East Antioch Road.
At the time of the crash, Rice was driving a 2008 Jeep Wrangler on East Antioch Road when a collision occurred with a 2009 Ford Edge sport utility vehicle driven by Betty Poff, 71, of Dover. Poff was traveling on Highway 79.
Rice was killed in the collision, while Poff was injured. Both were wearing seatbelts.
There were no charges filed in connection with the accident.