Morristown East Student Killed in Car Accident

By: Natalie Greathouse
By: Natalie Greathouse

Hamblen County (WVLT) Morristown East High School student is dead after a car hit a tanker truck this morning.

Hamblen County coroner Eddie Davis confirms 16 year old Chelsea Brewer died at Morristown Hamblen Hospital.

Davis says Brewer was in a car that hit the tanker truck at Highway 66 and Dorothy Drive just into the Jefferson County line from Hamblen County.

The accident happened around 9:15 A.M.

The Morristown Citizen Tribune reports two others in the car were flown to UT Medical Center.

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