Fatal accident in Marion County discovered 24 hours later

Fatal accident in Marion County discovered 24 hours later

June 17th, 2014 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

WHITWELL, TN - A fatal accident that happened Monday afternoon was discovered Tuesday in Whitwell.

Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that the accident happened around 1:30 p.m. Monday on Mount Olive Road (State Highway 108).

62-year-old Linda Holcomb was driving her vehicle south when she veered off to the right shoulder of the road. Holcomb lost control of her vehicle and crossed over to the other side and went down a steep embankment where she suffered fatal injuries. She was not wearing a seatbelt.

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