Two killed in early Friday morning crash on Interstate 26
Johnson City Police have launched an investigation following a fatal accident that killed two people early Friday morning on Interstate 26.
According to the department, the single vehicle accident occurred on the interstate near the 300 block of Possum Hollow Road. Police responded to the crash just after 2:00 a.m and in their investigation, they say the vehicle was traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed near mile marker 13, when it left the roadway to the right into a wooded area before coming to rest at the bottom of an embankment. Both occupants inside were pronounced dead at the scene, their bodies have been sent for an autopsy, and their identities have not yet been released.
The Johnson City Police Department Traffic Reconstruction Team is conducting the investigation.
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