Traffic fatality in Marion County
MARION COUNTY, TN. (WRCB)-- A Whitwell woman is dead after crashing her car in Marion County Wednesday just before noon central time.
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 39-year-old Melissa Jackson was traveling southbound on Valley View Highway when her car veered off the right side of the road.
Investigators tell Channel 3 that Jackson most likely over-corrected, causing her car to cross lanes and leave the left side of the highway, striking a tree.
Jackson was not wearing a seatbelt and died as a result of the crash.
No other cars were involved.