Charges possible following deadly crash in Claiborne County

Officers suspect the driver of one of the cars, James Capps, was driving under the influence.

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CLAIBORNE COUNTY, Tn. (WYMT) - One East Tennessee man is dead and another man could face charges following a crash in Claiborne County.

It happened Monday on Londonderry Road.

Police say a car traveling westbound crossed the center line and hit another car.

The passenger in the second car, Mark Nelson of Speedwell, was killed.

Officers suspect the driver of the first car, James Capps, was driving under the influence.

Two other people were injured.

Police say charges against Capps are pending.


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