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Accident Shuts Down I-40 Eastbound

Photo courtesy of Charlie Sandifer Early this morning (Tuesday, May 7), motorists traveling eastbound on Interstate 40 encountered significant delays as cleanup crews worked to clear the aftermath of a tractor-trailer accident near the 341-mile marker, situated on Rockwood Mountain. The incident, which occurred overnight, resulted in the closure of …

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Wreck on Hwy 62 in Coalfield

Photo courtesy of Oliver Springs Police Chief David Laxton An accident has occurred on Highway 62 in the Coalfield Community of Morgan County, near the Marathon gas station. It involved two vehicles, with one reported to be overturned. An explosion was also reported, although it is unclear if anyone was …

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Emergency Traffic in Roane today

Today’s emergency traffic in the county included an incident at around 11:30 where an 18-wheeler suffered a severed fuel line just as the driver was entering the eastbound on-ramp at the Midtown/Harriman exit. Hazmat and the Kingston Fire Department responded to the fuel spill, and the eastbound on-ramp was closed …

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Roane sees several traffic crashes over the weekend

Emergency responders were kept on their toes this weekend as a series of accidents unfolded across the area, beginning with an incident on Friday afternoon on North Gateway in Rockwood at Strang Street. The collision, which occurred just before 5 p.m., involved two vehicles and led to the closure of …

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UPDATE: Two County Pursuit Leaves One Dead, One Injured

The Tennessee Highway Patrol released information on a vehicle pursuit last night by a Cumberland County deputy that ended with a suspect dead and a passenger injured. The pursuit started in Cumberland County in the area of Mt. Roosevelt Road. Troopers say a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt driven by 74-year-old Charles …

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One Dead, One Injured in Morgan County After Two-County Pursuit

A chase from Cumberland County into Morgan County resulted in a crash that left one person dead and another injured, according to authorities. The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said deputies started pursuing a vehicle around the Mt. Roosevelt Road area at approximately 7:08 p.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 25, but the vehicle …

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Man, Crashes into a Barrier at Y-12 is Arrested

Law enforcement in Oak Ridge arrested a man Saturday morning after police say he drove past a checkpoint at Y-12 and crashed into a barrier. Officers took 27-year-old Jonpaul Payne from Lenoir City into custody and charged him with several offenses, including vehicle theft, drug possession, vandalism, possession of drug …

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