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UPDATE: One dead in Carter County crash

Published On: Dec 24 2013 06:15:35 AM EST   Updated On: Sep 10 2013 03:46:03 PM EDT
19 E Crash

Photo by Derek Stetzler

CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. -

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a crash in Carter County.

It happened just after 6 a.m. Tuesday morning on Highway 19-E.

According to the trooper on the scene,  the man was driving the wrong way when he hit a tractor-trailer head-on and died.

The trooper told our crew this man is not from here and they found beer cans in his car.

The northbound lanes are open one lane is open in the southbound until crews can clear the scene.