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Seymour Woman Killed in Early Morning Accident

By: Brian Gregory Email
By: Brian Gregory Email

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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