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Speeding Jeep caused 3-car wreck where one driver burned to death; 2 others killed

Staff Report • Sep 17, 2009 at 12:00 AM

A fiery crash on Chapman Highway that killed three people was caused when a speeding Jeep went out of control and slammed into two other vehicles, a spokeswoman said this morning.

The driver of a 2005 Jeep Liberty thought to have caused the 6:49 p.m. Wednesday crash was killed.

Knox County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Martha Dooley identified the Jeep driver as Jessica L. Monroe, 26, of Morristown. A passenger in the Jeep, Elaine Jinenez, 22, was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for treatment. Her condition was not immediately available this morning.

Read the full report at the Knoxville News Sentinel's web site.

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