Traffic Fatality Near Jefferson/Blount County Line

On Thursday February 20, 2020 at 3:39pm Jefferson County Deputies responded to a traffic accident at 9900 Highway 79 near the Blount County Line.  Jefferson County Deputies, Blount County Deputies and other first responders arrived to find a driver deceased on the scene.  The initial investigation shows that the female driver of a passenger car was traveling south on Highway 79 when she crossed the center line and collided head on with a dump truck.  This accident is under investigation by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Accident Reconstruction Team.

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