Tennessee: Jacob Jonathan Nagy charged with manslaughter DUI in wrong-way fatal crash on I-75; killed Lindy Watts

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Update Saturday 5:45 p.m.:
A Georgia man is facing multiple charges, including vehicular homicide and DUI, after a wrong-way crash killed one woman and sent two others to the hospital overnight in Loudon County.

A preliminary report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol shows Jacob Jonathan Nagy, from Dalton, Ga., was driving the wrong way in the southbound lanes of I-75 when he crashed head on into three vehicles around 3 a.m. at mile marker 83.

The report said Lindy Watts, from West Columbia, SC., died in the collision. She was a passenger in one of the vehicles.

Nagy has been charged with vehicular homicide, vehicular assault, reckless endangerment, driving under the influence, and implied consent.

Trooper Ryan Smith said the southbound side of the interstate was closed for several hours while crews cleaned up and investigated the crash.

THP said the incident remains under investigation. ….MORE