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UPDATE: N. Lee Hwy crash victims identified

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BRADLEY COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -

UPDATE: Investigators have identified an Etowah man as the victim in a fatal Bradley County crash.

Officials say Kevin Byrwa, 26, of Etowah died from injuries suffered in a crash on North Lee Highway Wednesday morning.

Investigators report Byrwa was going south when he crossed into oncoming traffic, colliding with two other vehicles.

All three drivers had to be extricated. Sandra Owens of Athens and Terry Hickman of Cleveland were both taken to the hospital with injuries.

Investigation into the crash is continuing by the Traffic Unit of the Bradley County Sheriff's Office.


One of the three people extricated after a crash Wednesday morning has died.

The wreck happened on North Lee Highway near Lauderdale Memorial Highway in Bradley County.

Dispatch says all three passengers were taken to the hospital with injuries, where one later passed away.

No names are being released.

This is the 4th traffic death of 2014 in Bradley County.

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