Note: This story was last updated at 3:05 a.m.
CLAXTON—Clinton Highway was closed Sunday evening as the Tennessee Highway Patrol investigated a fatal crash, authorities said.
The crash was reported at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday between West Wolf Valley Road and Hiway Drive in south Clinton. Hiway Drive is near the end of a series of shops, businesses, and churches in south Clinton.
Note: See newer story based on a THP fatal accident report here.
The curvy section of Clinton Highway remained closed as of 11:50 p.m. Sunday. Anderson County Sheriff’s Department deputies were turning traffic around at East and West Wolf Valley Road in Claxton and at Hiway Drive, which connects to Blockhouse Valley Road in south Clinton.
It wasn’t immediately clear how many vehicles were involved or whether there were other injuries.
The Oak Ridge Fire Department was asked to bring lights to the scene as the THP investigated.
The section of Clinton Highway between Hiway Drive and East and West Wolf Valley Road is pictured below.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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