Maryville woman killed in car accident on Rocky Branch Road

Maryville woman killed in car accident on Rocky Branch Road

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A Maryville woman was killed in a single vehicle accident on Rocky Branch Road early Monday A Maryville woman was killed in a single vehicle accident on Rocky Branch Road early Monday
MARYVILLE (WATE) - The Blount County Sheriff's Office has reported a 21-year-old Maryville woman was killed in a one vehicle accident early Monday morning. This makes the sixth traffic fatality in six weeks.

Mary Angel Cooper, 21, of East Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, was pronounced dead at Blount Memorial Hospital.

Cooper was traveling east on Rocky Branch Road near Fred Jennings Road at around 12:30 Monday morning in a 2001 Jeep Cherokee. Cooper attempted to negotiate a right hand curve when she lost control of her vehicle, causing the vehicle to travel off the left side of the roadway.

The vehicle rolled onto its top and struck a tree on the driver’s side front door.

She was taken by Rural/Metro Ambulance Service to Blount Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Cooper was not wearing her seat belt, and the airbag did deploy.

The Blount County Sheriff's Office is investigating the accident.
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