Man charged with DUI, felony possession after fatal Loudon County crash

(source: Loudon County Sheriff's Office)

GREENBACK (WATE) – One person is dead and two others were injured, including an 8-year-old girl, after a two car crash on U.S. 411 near Highway 95 in Greenback Friday night according to Tennessee Highway Patrol.

Jim Ragonese with UT Medical Center confirmed that Jon Lay, 29, died from his injuries Monday night.

THP says the crash started when a Ford Taurus crossed the center turn lane into oncoming traffic and struck a Mazda RX-8 head-on in the drivers side of the vehicle.

Two Lifestar helicopters were on the scene and all occupants were transported to UT Medical Center for treatment of injuries.

The driver of the Taurus, Carl Hall, 48, has been charged with DUI, felony possession, simple possession and vehicular assault.

Neither the condition of Hall nor the 8-year-old girl have not been released at this time.

The roadway was closed until around 8:20 p.m. Friday.

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