Greene County

Kingsport man killed in Greene County crash

GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. - One person has died and another victim was hurt in a crash on Interstate 81 in Greene County Sunday.

About 3:20 a.m., the Tennessee Highway Patrol said a pickup truck was traveling southbound when the driver left the roadway and hit a guardrail.

The pickup overturned, causing the driver to be thrown from the vehicle. The pickup came to rest on the west side of the interstate.

Troopers said the driver, 22-year-old Corbin Begley of Kingsport, died in the wreck.

Begley's passenger, Rachel Carter, 22, of Fall Branch was hurt.

Investigators do not believe drugs or alcohol was a factor in the crash.  

Troopers have not determined why the driver lost control.

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