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.
CLAIBORNE COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT)-- Two people died in a car crash in Claiborne County.
Kattie Johnson,19, of Tazewell died late Saturday night, and her passenger William West, 22, died several hours earlier.
The two-car wreck happened Saturday around 3 a.m. in Tazewell.
According to THP, Johnson was struck by a freightliner truck as she turned onto Highway 25.
The driver of the truck is ok.
The crash is under investigation and charges are pending.
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