Sullivan County

Highway 36 reopened after deadly accident

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Tenn. - For several hours Sunday afternoon Highway 36 was closed due to a motorcycle accident.

According to the 911 Supervisor in Washington County, Tennessee, the accident happened just before 1:30 p.m. Authorities say 30-year-old Jessica Lane was driving northbound on Highway 36 when she crossed the center line, hitting a motorcycle head-on and killing the driver.

The driver of the motorcycle is identified as 41-year-old Randy Harless.

Lane and two other passengers were injured in the crash.

Tennessee Highway patrol is working the accident and say charges are expected.

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