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Teenager killed in head-on collision in Warren County

Posted June 26

— A teenage driver was killed and two others were injured in a crash in Warren County on Sunday night.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Craig Mears was driving the wrong way on Highway 70 S when he hit another vehicle head-on just after 9:20 p.m.

Both people inside the other car had to be extricated.

The driver of the other car, a 16-year-old girl, was pronounced dead at Erlanger Hospital. The teen's 14-year-old passenger was also injured.

Officials have not released the names of the victims, who are both from Smyrna.

Mears, 56, remains in critical condition.

According to THP, Mears received a citation after the crash. Criminal charges are pending.

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