Police pursuit beginning in Sweetwater ends with fatal crash in Madisonville


MONROE COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) – A McMinn County woman died Wednesday night after a crash Tennessee Highway Patrol said stemmed from a pursuit that started as a domestic situation at a Walmart.

The chase started in Sweetwater and ended in Madisonville after the vehicle ran a red light, hitting a second vehicle.

Elizabeth French was killed and her passenger, a man from Detroit, was injured. The driver and passenger of the second vehicle were also hurt.

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