UPDATE: Fatal accident on I-75 north of Ooltewah - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal I-75 crash

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One person is dead following an accident on Interstate 75 north of Ooltewah.

It happened around 3:30p.m Wednesday at mile marker 12.

A tractor trailer traveling southbound crossed the median and hit a pickup truck. Both vehicles ended up in the trees.

The driver of the pickup, Betty Petty, was killed. The driver of the 18-wheeler, Jesus Medina, did not have any reported injuries. 

The interstate was reopened around 9:00p.m.

Tennessee Highway Patrol is assisting in the investigation which is ongoing.


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