Investigation ongoing after fatal crash on Clingmans Dome Road
Officials say a woman from Indiana was killed when her vehicle crashed on Clingmans Dome Road in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Wednesday morning.
Rangers responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash on Clingmans Dome Road at approximately 10:43 a.m. on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
The 2009 Honda Fit left the roadway and landed upside down approximately 40 feet below the roadway
The crash happened approximately 2 miles west of Newfound Gap along Clingmans Dome Road. The female driver, age 55, from Indiana, was the only occupant of the vehicle and died as a result of her injuries.
Park Rangers, including the park’s technical Search and Rescue Team, and Cherokee Tribal EMS, Cherokee Fire and Rescue, and Swain County Medical Examiner responded to the scene.
No other information has been released at this point.