Lynn’s Son Injured in Car Crash

Ernest Ray Lynn, son of Loretta Lynn, was hospitalized Saturday (Oct. 4) after he lost control of his vehicle on a road near Lynn’s home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. A spokeswoman for the Tennessee Department of Safety said Lynn’s injuries were not life-threatening, but that 52-year-old Larry Claxton — a passenger in Lynn’s 1974 Jaguar — was killed. Following the crash, Loretta Lynn canceled a Saturday concert at her home. 10/06/03