Driver in wrong-way crash on I-75 charged with vehicular homicid

Driver in wrong-way crash on I-75 charged with vehicular homicide

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According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 36-year-old Jacob Nagy of Dalton, Georgia was under the influence of alcohol and drugs when he plowed into three other vehicles just after 3 a.m. on Interstate 75. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 36-year-old Jacob Nagy of Dalton, Georgia was under the influence of alcohol and drugs when he plowed into three other vehicles just after 3 a.m. on Interstate 75.
Troopers say Nagy was driving the wrong way when he caused the crash. Troopers say Nagy was driving the wrong way when he caused the crash.
Jacob Nagy (Photo Courtesy: Loudon County Sheriff's Office) Jacob Nagy (Photo Courtesy: Loudon County Sheriff's Office)
LOUDON (WATE) - A Georgia man is now facing charges after allegedly causing a pile-up that left a woman dead Saturday morning in Loudon County.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 36-year-old Jacob Nagy of Dalton, Georgia was under the influence of alcohol and drugs when he plowed into three other vehicles just after 3 a.m. on Interstate 75.

Previous story: 1 dead in wrong-way crash on I-75 in Loudon County

Troopers say Nagy was driving the wrong way when he caused the crash.

Linda Watts of West Columbia, South Carolina was a passenger in one of the vehicle's Nagy allegedly hit. Troopers say she was killed in the crash.

Nagy, along with two other people involved in the collision, was injured.

He is now being facing charges of vehicular homicide, vehicular assault, reckless endangerment, driving under the influence, and implied consent.
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