CUMBERLAND COUNTY, TN. (THECOUNT) — Allen James Hems, of Laurens, South Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday fatal vehicle crash in Cumberland County, Tennessee.

‘AJ’ Hems, 24, was killed in a single-vehicle crash Thursday night near Crossville.


According to reports, Hems was operating a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck on Potato Farm Rd. near Genesis Rd. in Crossville, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the curved roadway around 11:30 p.m. Thursday. The vehicle then made contact with a substantial tree.

Hems, who was ejected during the crash, was killed as a result of injuries suffered in the crash.

The cause of the wreck remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Cumberland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 56,053. Its county seat is Crossville. Cumberland County comprises the Crossville, TN micropolitan statistical area – Wikipedia.

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