A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect now through Monday afternoon as rain and snow effect travel. Valley locations can expect mainly rain, but if you are traveling east to the mountains you can expect 1 - 3" of snow. Traveling on the plateau, you will see rain change to snow Monday morning around 5am, North on I-75 into SE Kentucky look for a wintry mix to snow around 7am.
Knoxville (WVLT) Knoxville Police say speed played a role in an early morning crash that killed a Seymour woman.
Dispatchers say a jeep, driven by April Johnson, 22 went off the flyover ramp from I-640 West to I-40 East, around 4:00 this morning.
Police say the vehicle landed on it's top in the embankment.
Johnson was transported to UT Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.
Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the accident, but say they believe speed played a factor.
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