Identity of woman killed in wrong way crash released

Identity of woman killed in wrong way crash released


KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Police have identified the woman killed in a wrong way accident on Clinton Highway.

Sharon Barison, 48, of Clinton, died Wednesday after the Monte Carlo she was a passenger in struck a van while driving in the wrong direction.

Driver James Daugherty, 51, of Clinton and passenger Jessica Ivey, 31, of Powell, were also injured in the accident.

The driver of the other vehicle, Gabriel Ferrari, 69, was not hurt.

The investigation is continuing and police say speed was a factor in the crash. 

They also suspect that the driver of the Monte Carlo was driving under the influence. A blood sample was sent to the TBI lab for analysis. 

No one in the Monte Carlo was wearing a seat belt. Ferrari was wearing his seat belt. 

Police say charges will be filed at the end of the investigation. 

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