Passenger killed in single-vehicle Kingsport crash


A Scott County, Virginia woman died from injuries sustained in a Monday morning crash in Kingsport.

Police said a car driven by Jason Hugh Vicars, 39, of Nickelsville, veered left and crossed the center turn lane in the 600 block of West Stone Drive just after 8:30 a.m.

The car continued traveling into all three lanes of oncoming traffic until striking a tree located near Jackson Elementary School.

Vicars' grandmother and front seat passenger, Lois Faye Rose, 80, also of Nickelsville, suffered serious injuries and later died at a local hospital, the report said.

Investigators said that Vicars had no recollection of the crash.

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