Victim identified in fatal Oak Ridge crash

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Police have identified a driver killed in a crash in Oak Ridge Tuesday afternoon.

Oak Ridge police identified 77-year-old woman, Johnnie Gary, of Oak Ridge, as the driver killed in a crash Tuesday afternoon on the Oak Ridge Turnpike at Newport Drive.

We’re told two cars were involved, Gary was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The other driver was taken to Methodist Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.

A section of Oak Ridge Turnpike was closed for several hours while crews worked at the scene.

This investigation is still ongoing Thursday morning.

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