THP: 1 dead in crash on Interstate 75 in McMinn County

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ATHENS (WATE) – One person is dead after an accident on Interstate 75 in McMinn County.

Tennessee Highway Patrol says a car hit a guardrail near mile marker 56 near Athens around 6 a.m. Tuesday. According to WTVC, one of the two people inside the car died at the scene. Athens is north of Chattanooga.

There is no word on the other person’s injuries.

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