A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect into Wednesday due repeated rainfall. A Flood Watch is in effect for our area until 7 AM Wednesday. Where there are more pauses in the rain, totals will be closer to 2 inches but some will receive at least 4 inches of rainfall total. Creeks and streams run high and areas with poor runoff could face flooding problems. Busy commute hours could face more slowdowns, with fog and standing water on roads as well.
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A Maryville man died in a car wreck Saturday morning according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
James Pack III, 50, was driving his 2010 Infiniti eastbound on US Highway 321 near Tuckaleechee Pike around 2:30 a.m.
Pack ran off the left side of the road and traveled nearly 280 feet into the median.
He then struck a bridge abutment, caught on fire and rolled about 70 feet on top of the bridge rail.
The car fell off the bridge and into a creek, finally coming to a halt.
It is unknown if Pack was drinking, and he was not wearing a seatbelt.
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