1 person dead in wrong-way crash in Loudon County | UPDATE

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- One person is dead and three others were injured in a crash on Interstate 75 in Loudon County early Saturday morning.

It happened around 3 AM near mile marker 83.

According to Tennessee Highway Patrol, 36-year-old Jacob Nagy, of Georgia, was driving north in the southbound lanes.

Troopers say his car hit another driven by 71-year-old William Watts, of South Carolina. The passenger, 60-year-old Lindy Watts, died. They say she wasn't wearing her seat belt.

Nagy also hit two other cars.

THP says he is facing charges of vehicular homicide, DUI, implied consent, two counts of vehicular assault, along with seven counts of reckless endangerment.

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