Chattanooga chef killed in I-75 crash in Bartow County Monday after tire blows
According to a crash report from the Georgia State Patrol on Monday a red Ford Explorer being driven by Marilyn Forsythe of Chattanooga was traveling northbound on I-75 near mile marker 305 in the middle lane. The rear left tire suffered a malfunction causing the driver to lose control of her vehicle. The vehicle traveled across the right lane of the roadway and began to overturn. The vehicle overturned several times, ejecting the front passenger, who was not wearing a safety belt. The vehicle came to final rest facing southeast off the roadway on its top. The passenger identified as Neville O. Forsythe, 64 was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries. Neville O. Forsythe and his wife, Marilyn, had operated Mrs. B's Reggae Cafe and Tiki Bar on South Broad Street in Chattanooga. According to their website Chef Neville and owner Marilyn are both Jamaicans, who have been residing in Chattanooga for more than 30 years. They have raised three children in this new place they call home.Chef Neville is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in Hyde Park, New York. He has over 35 years of culinary experience that includes the military, country clubs, hotels and private restaurants. He also has experience in health care foodservice.