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Charges pending following Marion Co. fatal crash

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Charges are pending following a fatal crash in Marion County.

Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to Ketner Mill Road in Marion County around 2:19 a.m. eastern time Sunday.

Troopers say a single vehicle crashed while navigating a curve. The car went off the side of the road and hit a tree. Three people were in the car.

The driver, Andrew Wilbourn of Whitwell and a passenger, Shyanne Jones of Dalton were injured. A second passenger, Eric Gill, or New Hope died on the scene. Jones and Gill were both partially ejected.

Wilbourn and Jones were taken to Erlanger.

Troopers say drugs and alcohol played a factor and no one was wearing a seatbelt.

Charges are pending.


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