Morgan County Woman Killed in Crash

Morgan County (WVLT) - Investigators are trying to determine why a car drifted into oncoming traffic in Morgan County and caused a deadly accident.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says 29 year-old Crystal Kennedy of Petros was driving on Highway 62 when she went into oncoming traffic and hit another car head-on.

Kennedy died in the crash.

The driver of the other car, 26 year-old Jacob Rice of Oliver Springs, was hurt in the crash.

His condition is unknown.


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  • by Jessica Clark Location: Nashville on Jul 24, 2007 at 12:50 PM
    To Shelia...this was my family and I do know what happened...it wasn't driver error.
  • by shelia Location: caryville on Jul 24, 2007 at 11:05 AM
    to the girl that said people shouldnt run off there mouth before they know what happened. she has done the same thing . that is what posting your comments mean. thats what is wrong with the world everybody gets offened if they dont agree. most accidents happen becasue people are not paying attection not because there car isnt working right.IF YOU DONT LIKE LIKE PEOPLE SAY SUCK IT UP AND LIVE WITH IT.
  • by mary Location: wartburg on Jul 22, 2007 at 12:09 PM
    I agree with Trish; a lot of these accidents could be driver error. We can't always blame road conditions for every traffic accident, most have to do with people on cell phones, alcohol, lack of sleep, etc. A tragedy none the less, but not necessarily road conditions to blame.
  • by Kat Location: Kentucky on Jul 20, 2007 at 10:19 PM
    this is my niece, I have been searching the net for details, Im glad to have finally found this, thank you Im very very sorry to see a young life gone, due to whatever reason, it was gone too fast, too soon, I hope the young man is okay.....Im so sorry to hear of this happening.
  • by Jessica Clark Location: Nashville, TN on Jul 19, 2007 at 02:34 PM
    The posting by Trish has made me very angry. She said people need to pay attention. Well maybe something happened with the car. I know this family. Her mom is like my mom. So you need to think about what you say before running off at the mouth.
  • by trish Location: coalfield on Jul 19, 2007 at 12:19 PM
    People say these accidents are mostly due to the conditions of the roads but I dont think thats so, If drivers would pay attention to what they are doing this wouldnt happen as much.
  • by Jessica Location: Wartburg on Jul 19, 2007 at 09:37 AM
    Well here is another tragic accident for the small community of Petros. Its only been 3 weeks since the tragedy struck that small community. Now they have to pick up and pull together for another family.

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