LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – A tree fell across Hunters Branch Road in the first bend of the road off the four lane this morning just after 7am. It shutdown both lanes.

A citizen positioned her pick-up truck so traffic would see it and turn around, called in the road closure and began clearing the tree off the road. Back up from the Campbell County Highway Department and helped.

Jason Bourff with the Campbell County Highway Department clears Hunters Branch Road on Monday morning just after daybreak.

The road reopened a little before 7:30am. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 09/20/2021-7:45AM)