Teen Killed In Tazewell Pike Wreck

Corryton (WVLT) -- A Lenoir City teen was killed early this morning in a fatal accident on the Knox County - Union County Line.

Authorities say 17-year old Salena Martin was headed north on Tazewell Pike when she lost control of her car and hit a utility pole.

The car then spun around sideways and landed on the passenger side.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says a seatbelt would have saved her life.


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  • by Heather Location: Lenoir City on Jul 29, 2007 at 02:03 PM
    Salena would have been 21 next week.
  • by Sasha Location: Lenoir City on Jul 29, 2007 at 01:32 AM
    She was 20 years old. Not 17.

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