A Local 8 Weather Alert has been issued for Wednesday morning (the busiest travel day of the year), due to the cold rain and wet snow mix expected across East Tennessee. While it may be a cold rain in the Valley, drivers headed toward the Smokies or the Tri-Cities are more likely to encounter moderate wet snow showers. Please be advised.
CAMPBELL COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT)- The Tennessee Highway Patrol says a crash on I-75, near mile marker 157, claimed the life of a Kingsport woman.
THP says the wreck happened around 1:45 Sunday afternoon.
Investigators say 42-year-old Elizabeth Elsevier was behind the wheel of a Toyota 4-Runner heading south in heavy rain, when the SUV hydroplaned, went off the road and struck a guardrail.
No other people or vehicles were involved.
The wreck is under investigation.
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