Friday Accident on Highway 11E Claims Life of Woman, Two Toddlers

An accident Friday in Jonesborough on Highway 11E has claimed the life of a woman and two toddlers.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says a wreck occurred near Creasy Creek Road just after 12:30 P.M, when a 2003 Chevy Impala, driven by old Katie Garner, 27, struck a utility pole, came to rest against two trees, and caught fire. Garner, along with her son 5-month old son Gabriel Garner, and a two year old by the name of Ginger Hooks died in the accident. Authorities say Garner was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash, but the toddlers were properly restrained.

This crash remains under investigation.