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UPDATE: Jury selection to begin Sept. 21 for truck driver trial Video included

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Brewer's trial is scheduled to begin September 25 in Hamilton County with jurors selected from Davidson County.

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UPDATE: Trial for truck driver in deadly 2015 crash postponed Video included

Benjamin Brewer walks into court Thursday morning. WRCBtv.com photo Benjamin Brewer walks into court Thursday morning. WRCBtv.com photo
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Brewer faces a number of charges including DUI in the 2015 crash that killed six people on Interstate 75 in Ooltewah. 

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Brewer trial estimated to cost thousands

Benjamin Brewer walks into court Tuesday morning. WRCBtv.com photo Benjamin Brewer walks into court Tuesday morning. WRCBtv.com photo
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The 39 year old faces a number of charges including DUI in the 2015 crash that killed six on I-75 in Ooltewah.  

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UPDATE: Truck driver charged in deadly Ooltewah crash in court for motions hearing

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Channel 3 reporter Kelly McCarthy has been in the courtroom following the hearing for Benjamin Brewer, the man charged in the June 2015 crash that killed six people in a work zone at exit 10 on I-75 North.

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UPDATE: NTSB rules speed, drugs and fatigue to blame for deadly 2015 Ooltewah crash

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The National Transportation Safety Board meeting Tuesday began with a discussion about the deadly 2015 Ooltewah crash that claimed six lives. 

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Brewer's former fiancé sues for injuries, pain and suffering in deadly 2015 crash

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A Hamilton County Grand Jury indicted Brewer in 2015 on six counts of vehicular homicide and DUI for narcotics. 

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Deadly Crash: 1 year later; staff at local hotels remember fatal day

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Saturday marks one year since the fatal accident on I-75 north near the Ooltewah exit, that killed six. 

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One year later: Six lives claimed in I-75 crash near Ooltewah

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Six people were killed in the crash on I-75 near Ooltewah when a tractor trailer driver failed to brake and barreled in to slow-moving traffic.

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More lawsuits filed in deadly I-75 crash in Ooltewah

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Four lawsuits were recently filed against the trucking company and driver involved in a deadly crash almost one year after the wreck.

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UPDATE: Truck driver in deadly I-75 crash has new court date set

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The truck driver involved in a June crash that killed six people on I-75 near Ooltewah made his first appearance in court Friday.

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Unforgettable call from husband of I-75 crash victim to 911 dispatcher after deadly crash

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Most calls do not come with closure for emergency dispatchers. Some calls are easy to shake off. Others are not. More>>

Widow of OMS Band Director files lawsuit in deadly I-75 Crash

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Gallaher is seeking 11 million in damages from Benjamin Brewer, Charity Dawn Pennington and Cool Runnings Express INC. and the owners of the company. More>>

Driver in deadly crash won't fight extradition

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Brewer was indicted for six counts of vehicular homicide following the crash in June. More>>

UPDATE: Driver in deadly crash charged with meth trafficking

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U.S. Marshals and Lexington police captured Benjamin Brewer Friday night in Lexington, KY. Officers said he kicked the window out of a cruiser after he was detained. More>>

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UPDATE: Semi-driver involved in multiple fatality crash in custody

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UPDATE: 39-year-old Ben Brewer is in custody in Kentucky.  More>>

UPDATE: Truck driver in deadly I-75 crash added to TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted

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Benjamin Brewer, the truck driver charged in the I-75 fatal accident has been added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top 10 Most Wanted. More>>

Second lawsuit filed against truck driver, company in fatal June crash

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The $12.75 million lawsuit was filed by Chattanooga attorney C. Mark Warren on behalf of his client, Justin Knox and his wife, Nomiki Knox. More>>

UPDATE: Grandmother of youngest crash victims wants answers in I-75 fatal crash

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A multi-vehicle wreck Thursday evening leaves 6 people dead. Chattanooga police say a total of 9 vehicles and 18 people were involved.  More>>

UPDATE: Truck driver tested positive for meth after crash

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The National Transportation Safety Board says that the driver had been on duty for 50 consecutive hours. More>>

Long-time truck drivers explain safety precautions behind the wheel

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My primary focus is being safe. That's gonna come first. Delivering the load comes second, said over-the-road truck driver Danny Smith.Smith has rolled 3 million miles in his 36 years behind the wheel of a big rig. More>>

UPDATE: Truck driver involved in I-75 crash called 'hazard to public safety'

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A federal agency has deemed a truck driver an “imminent hazard to public safety” after he failed to stop before crashing into eight vehicles, killing six people on Interstate 75 last month. More>>

NTSB's preliminary findings in deadly I-75 pile-up

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"This was his first dispatch and run for this particular company and after his application was returned,that he had a negative pre-employment drug test that he was authorized to drive a commercial motor vehicle, " says the NTSB's Pete Kotwoski on Benjamin Brewer. More>>

UPDATE: Driver in fatal crash was on first run for company

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Pete Kotowski, the NTSB investigator in charge, says they’re awaiting test results on the blood taken from Benjamin Brewer, the truck driver involved in the nine-vehicle collision just north of exit 11 last Thursday night. More>>

A closer look at truck regulations for drivers, companies

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Channel 3 is looking at truck driver, and their company, requirements and regulations in light of last weeks fatal crash on I-75.All commercial trucks and drivers can be randomly inspected at any time. More>>

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Truck driver involved in fatal crash wanted in Wisconsin

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The truck driver involved in last week's fatal crash that killed six people is wanted by authorities in Wisconsin on a drug-related charge. More>>

Truck driver in Ooltewah crash ticketed the day before for FL crash

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Benjamin Scott Brewer, 39, was charged with careless driving from a Florida crash the resulted in $6,000 worth of damage. More>>

UPDATE: OMS teacher who died in accident laid to rest

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One of the victims in the fatal crash on I-75 was laid to rest Monday. Brian Gallaher, 37, was one of six people killed in the wreck. He was a popular band director at Ocoee Middle School for 14 years. His trumpet sat on an empty chair during his funeral at Westmore Church of God on Monday afternoon.
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UPDATE: Dalton State's Jason Ramos one of Thursday's crash victims

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Dalton State's website said Friday that their Assistant Director of Residential Life, Jason Ramos, was one of six people who died Thursday night in a nine-vehicle crash on I-75. More>>

CPD seeking civilian responders to Thursday's fatal accident

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Traffic investigators with the Chattanooga Police Department are seeking information from anyone who may have witnessed the terrible accident Thursday night on Interstate-75 near exit 11 in Ooltewah.  More>>

Ooltewah man describes rushing to help crash victims

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It took 12 hours for police to reopen the stretch of interstate.  More>>

Chaplains on scene of deadly I-75 crash for victim's family and first responders

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 Chattanooga police say this is the largest number of fatalities involved in a single motor vehicle crash in the past 10 years. More>>

Surveillance video shows time it took truck to stop

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Channel 3 obtained surveillance video from a nearby business of Thursday's crash. More>>

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