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Tuesday, January 01, 2019 02:41 PM

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Blount County Woman Dies In Head-On Late NIght Crash; Criminal Charges Pending Against Other Driver

 The Tennessee Highway Patrol reported that a late night crash in Blount County left one woman dead.

At 9:32 p.m., officials responded to reports of a vehicle crash on Topside Road in Louisville.

According to THP, one vehicle, a Chevrolet Silverado, was traveling eastbound on Topside Road when the driver failed to maintain control of the vehicle. The driver entered into the oncoming lane and struck a vehicle, a Chevrolet Cavalier, traveling westbound.

The driver of the Chevy Cavalier was killed and a passenger inside was injured.

In their report, THP said the driver of the Chevy Silverado had been drinking and that criminal charges were pending.