Authorities have identified the female driver who died in a head-on two-vehicle crash on Melton Lake Drive on Sunday night as Jessica Hotchkiss, 37, of Clinton.
No other details had been released as of Tuesday, and the Oak Ridge Police Department said the investigation was ongoing.
The fatal crash was reported at about 11:23 p.m. Sunday just south of the tower at the Oak Ridge rowing course finish line. It involved a sport utility vehicle and a Comcast utility bucket truck.
The ORPD said then that it appeared the SUV had crossed the center line, striking the Comcast truck head-on. [Read more…]