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2 McMinn traffic accidents claim lives

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MCMINN COUNTY, TN. (WRCB)-- A Calhoun woman is dead after a car crash on I-75 south Friday night just before 10.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says two cars were involved in the incident. The first vehicle struck the second car causing it to flip and eject the driver, Kathryn Pratt.

The vehicle then collided with a tree after the ejection.

Pratt was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

In a seperate crash, two people in a car of four were killed after another vehicle swerved into their lane causing both to leave the road.

This crash happened around 11:30 PM on I-75 south in McMinn County.

Two people were ejected from the car carrying four. Both died but their names have not been released until family members are notified.

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