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Woman escapes injury when car goes into river

There were no reports of injuries, and the driver was able to escape when her small car went off Melton Lake Drive in Oak Ridge and down an embankment into the Clinch River on Monday night. The single-vehicle crash was reported shortly after 10;45 pm Monday. The driver, who was the lone occupant of the vehicle, was able to escape from the car, which was partially submerged. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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