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Chattanooga woman killed, infant injured in Union Co. crash

UNION COUNTY, TN (WBIR/WRCB) -- The Tennessee Highway Patrol has released the name of a young mother who died in a fatal crash on a Union County highway Friday morning.

WBIR-TV in Knoxville is reporting (http://on.wbir.com/MMOocZ) that Alexa Stabile, 21, of Chattanooga, was driving a Ford Mustang on Hwy. 33 southwest of Maynardville when she veered into oncoming traffic and struck two other vehicles, Trooper Chris Hutchins said in a crash report.

Stabile, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was killed. Her infant child, who was properly restrained, was injured. The drivers of two other vehicles were also hurt, along with a passenger in one of those vehicles.

The highway closed for a few hours following the 11:28 a.m. accident but has since reopened.

All of the injured were transported to UT hospital.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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