South Pittsburg community mourning loss of four, one injured

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tennessee (WDEF)- The South Pittsburg community has joined together to support the families who lost their children in a fatal car accident this past weekend.

Four people died, in a single car crash, early Saturday morning and a fifth person is still in the hospital.
Marion County schools superintendent, Mark Griffith, said the county is still feeling the pain from the loss and they just need to continue to be there for one another.
“For 49 years of my life, this is what this community has been all about. Seeing everybody come together as one community. There were people from the north end of the county to the central part of the county, Monteagle. Just people from all over the county coming together as one,” said Griffith.
There will be a benefit co Ed softball tournament Saturday June 11th for the family’s affected by the car accident.
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