A Home City man was injured Friday afternoon when the pickup he was driving was struck by a semi. Dominic, Buster, Schmitz was travelling east on Highway 36 when a semi driven by Scotty D. Blanton, age 21, of Morrison, Tennessee struck the rear of the pickup driven by Schmitz. The accident occurred on the east edge of Home. Schmitz was transported by ambulance to Community Memorial Healthcare in Marysville.
According to witnesses at the scene the driver of the semi was acting strangely. One witness said that she thought the semi had run several people off the road between the Beattie corner and Home. The witnesses stated Blanton was taken into custody by law enforcement at the scene and the semi was towed.