Update: Name released in Perry County car crash

Published: Sep. 19, 2019 at 6:13 PM EDT
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Update 9/19

Officials say Leslie Hall died in a car crash Thursday.

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The Perry County coroner was called out to a deadly crash in the Jeff community Thursday evening.

We are told a person died after their vehicle hit a building.

Officials say the person was driving downhill when the car malfunctioned.

"Caused her to lose control of the braking capacity so she actually, in order to stop herself, she had actually hit a building there in the area," said Deputy Coroner Jeffrey Combs.

Another person was flown out to Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tennessee.

We do not know the names of the victims at this time. We will continue to update this story as we learn more.

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