1 Killed In Marshall County Crash On State Route 64

Posted at 7:19 PM, Jan 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-13 17:49:25-05

At least one person has been killed in a crash in Marshall County.

The wreck happened on State Route 64 at Hunter Road after 6 p.m. Friday.

Officials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol said according to a preliminary investigation, one vehicle, driven by 40-year-old James H. King, was heading west when it crossed into the eastbound lanes and hit a second vehicle head-on. The driver of the second vehicle was identified as 52-year-old Grady Flippo.

Authorities confirmed Flippo was killed in the crash. His passenger, 19-year-old Briana Prince, was injured. King was also injured.

It was unknown why King crossed into oncoming traffic.

The roadway was closed while crews worked at the scene. The investigation remained ongoing.