Maynardville man killed in Union Co. wreck

Maynardville man killed in Union Co. wreck

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MAYNARDVILLE (WATE) - A Maynardville man was killed in a car crash Tuesday night in Union County.

The  dispatch says it happened around 8:30 p.m. on Maynardville Highway near John Deere Drive.

Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers say a male 17-year-old driving a 2001 Ford Explorer was traveling northbound on State Highway 33 near John Deere Drive around 8:30 p.m.

Troopers say the vehicle crossed over the center line, striking head-on a 1998 Honda CRX driven by Christopher L. Corum, 25, of Maynardville.

Corum was killed in the crash. A passenger with Corum, Kristina M. Davis, 22, was injured. Officials say neither were wearing a seat belt.

The 17-year-old was cited for failure to exercise due care.

 

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