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Mysterious wreck leaves Damon charged with DUI
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There may be more than meets the eye from a pre-dawn crash Saturday morning on Holcomb Road which left one man in jail facing felony charges and another man airlifted for medical treatment.The driver, Jacob Damon, was arrested at the scene and charged with second-offense DUI, driving on a revoked license, and reckless endangerment. His passenger, Josh Barnes, was airlifted to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga for treatment.Lawmen were called to Merry Oaks Road around 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning to respond to a call of a crash where the occupants were ejected. When officers found the wreck, which was actually located on Holcomb Road, they found two men outside the vehicle which was resting in a ditch.An on-scene air evacuation was called when medical personnel could not roust Barnes, who was found lying in a ditch near the wreckage.