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Kingsport woman killed attempting to cross Stone Drive in motorized chair

Matthew Lane, Kingsport Times News • Feb 3, 2020 at 3:12 PM

KINGSPORT – A 50-year-old Kingsport woman was fatally struck by a Honda Accord late Sunday night as she was attempting to cross West Stone Drive in a motorized, mobility chair.

According to the Kingsport Police Department, the collision took place shortly before 11 p.m. on Sunday on West Stone Drive near Fairmont Avenue. Police say Paula Collier was operating a motorized, mobility chair that she had borrowed from an acquaintance, attempting to cross Stone Drive in a north to south direction.

At that time, Collier traveled into the path of a white, four-door Honda Accord driven by a 17-year-old girl from Mount Carmel. Police report Collier was killed in the crash; the driver of the Honda was not injured. Our partners at the Kingsport Times News have more.

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