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.
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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