Two killed in Claiborne County, Tennessee crash

Two people are dead following a crash in nearby Claiborne County, Tennessee.

The Claiborne Progress reports around 12:45 Wednesday afternoon a car crossed the center line on U.S. 25E just east of Upper Caney Valley Road and hit a tractor trailer.

Police say the driver of the car, 39 year old Dennis Parker of Tazewell and his passenger, 37 year old Justin Hunt of New Tazewell, were killed.

The truck driver had minor injuries.

No word on what led to the crash.

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