KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Two people died Wednesday afternoon in a vehicle crash on Norris Freeway in Anderson County, Tennessee Highway Patrol said.
Cynthia and Larry Earley of Heiskell, TN, died as a result of the wreck according to THP.
The wreck happened at the intersection of Norris Freeway and Hinds Creek Road. THP said a Dodge Ram was going north on U.S. Highway 441/Norris Freeway when a Sonic Chevrolet turned onto Norris Freeway.
THP said the Chevrolet failed to yield and was hit by the Dodge leading the Chevrolet to spin into the road before coming to a stop in the roadway. The Dodge went off the road into the ditch before it came to a stop in the road.
The Chevrolet was driven by Cynthia with Larry listed as a passenger in the crash report.
The crash also lead to the intersection being closed when the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office worked to clear the scene.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated.