1 dead in 2-vehicle Claiborne County crash

(source: Marisa Anders, Claiborne Progress)

TAZEWELL (WATE) – One person is dead after a crash involving two vehicles in Claiborne County.

The crash was reported Friday afternoon on Highway 25E in front of Springdale Market in Tazewell. Tennessee Highway Patrol said a Ford Mustang was turning left into the path of a Dodge pick-up truck near Little Sycamore Road causing the crash.

Tennessee Highway Patrol said the impact of the crashed caused the Mustang to be cut into two pieces. One person was ejected on to the highway from the car.

The Claiborne Progress reports two men and a woman were in the Mustang. One of the women in the Mustang died. The other two occupants were flown to UT Medical Center.

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