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Kingsport Police investigating fatal Lynn Garden crash, charges pending

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) - The Kingsport Police Department is investigating a fatal crash in the Lynn Garden community. 

The crash happened around 10:45 p.m. Friday on Lynn Garden Drive at Truxton Drive.

Kingsport Police say a Ford F-150 driven by Michael Marcum pulled in front of a Honda Civic driven by Betty Davis. 

Davis and a passenger, identified as Phyllis J. Long, 75 of Kingsport, were taken to a hospital with serious injuries. Police say Long died after arriving at the hospital. 

Marcum was uninjured. 

Police say the crash happened because he failed to yield to the Honda. 

Charges are pending, according to KPD. The investigation is ongoing. 


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