2 killed in head-on Cocke County crash

Accident reported on Higwhay 25/70 near Pig Trot Road.

NEWPORT (WATE) – Two people were killed in a head-on collision Tuesday afternoon in Cocke County.

Tennessee Highway Patrol says the crash was reported on Highway 25/70 near Pig Trot Road around 12:46 p.m.

Troopers say a 2005 Chrysler driven by Chassidy Kimbrough, 35, of New Market, crossed the center line while exiting a curve and hit a 2002 Chevy Silverado driven by Andrew Jackson Chandler Jr., of North Carolina, head on. Both drivers were killed.

THP says both drivers were wearing a seat belt. The crash closed the highway for a time but it has since reopened.

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