Charges pending in deadly Marion County wreck

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tennessee (WDEF) – Charges are pending against a driver involved in a head on collision in South Pittsburg on Wednesday.

It happened around 10 AM on Highway 72.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says a pickup truck crossed over into the other lane and hit another vehicle.

The driver of the second vehicle, 66 year old Paul Gott, Jr. of Jasper, was killed.

72 year old William Lonnie Weaver from Decatur, Alabama was driving the pickup.

He was extricated from the wreckage and taken to the hospital.

A minor in his vehicle was not hurt.

Troopers say charges are pending against Weaver.

Categories: Local News, Marion County

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