THP investigating crash, death of Kingsport woman
An investigation is underway after officers say a Kingsport, Tennessee woman crashed and died Sunday night. It happened on Highway 36 in Sullivan County.
Tennessee Highway Patrol tells News 5 43-year-old Michelle Simpson was driving south on the highway when she crossed the opposite lane, went off the shoulder into a ditch and eventually traveled into the woods, hitting a tree.
Troopers say neighbors reported hearing a crash between 10:30 and 11 11 p.m., but it's unknown what time the accident actually occurred.
The investigation is ongoing.
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