UPDATE: Driver killed in Snowhill Rd. crash identified
One person was killed in a crash on Snowhill Road Friday evening.
The crash happened around 5:45 pm in the 6900 block of Snowhill Road.
The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office said a Honda CRV was traveling northbound when it went off the right side of the road, across the shoulder, into a ditch. The vehicle then traveled back onto the roadway, rotated and traveled into the opposite lane of traffic hitting a Chrysler Pacifica.
"The driver of the Honda CRV was found to be unresponsive and was transported to a local medical facility where they were later pronounced deceased," Matt Lea, with the HCSO, said.
Ellen L. Hudson of Ooltewah was identified as the driver killed.
The driver of the Chrysler Pacifica is OK.
The HCSO Traffic Division is investigating the cause of the crash.
Channel 3 will keep you updated as we learn more.