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FOUNTAIN CITY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- An elderly man from Sweetwater was killed in a crash in Fountain City Tuesday.
THP says a white SUV slammed head on into this tree in the median.
The 78-year-old driver died in the crash and his wife is in critical condition.
The family told investigators the couple was on their way to shop.
Troopers think the driver may have had a medical-related issue.