KINGSPORT (WJHL) – Kingsport Police arrested a man they say was intoxicated in a crash that killed an elderly woman.
Police say they responded to a crash on Lynn Garden Drive in Kingsport near the Va. state line around 7 p.m. Monday.
Officers say a pickup truck got out of its northbound lane and hit a car in the southbound lane.
Police arrested the pickup truck’s driver, 33-year-old Chris Collins of Church Hill.
He’s being charged with driving under the influence (2nd offense), vehicular homicide by intoxication, and felony reckless endangerment.
Investigators said 71-year-old Deanna Parrott of Kingsport died in the crash.
Alcohol and drugs are suspected in the crash.
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