UPDATE: Woman in head-on crash passes away, 2 others hospitalized

Update Sunday, July 7
(WBIR - Blount County) Blount County Sheriff's Office said a woman hurt in a head-on crash Saturday morning has passed away.

BSCO said Michael Dawn McCulloch, 48, of Maryville, died early Sunday morning at UT Medical Center.

Two other people hurt in the crash, Gary John McCulloch, and John A. McCall were also hospitalized.

As of Saturday evening, UT Medical Center listed Gary McCulloch in stable condition. A condition for John McCall was not available.

According to BCSO, this is the ninth fatal crash in Blount County since early May.

Original story Saturday July 5
Crews took three people to the hospital Saturday morning after two vehicles crashed head-on.

Blount County Sheriff's Office spokesperson, Marian O'Briant, said it happened on William Blount Drive near Dotson Memorial Road shortly before 10 a.m.

O'Briant said a helicopter flew a woman named, Michael Dawn McCulloch, 48 of Maryville, to UT Medical Center where she is listed in critical condition. Gary John McCulloch, 47 of Maryville, was taken to UT Medical by ambulance, and is listed in stable condition.

A press release said Michael McCulloch was driving a car south on William Blount Drive when she crossed the centerline and hit a truck head-on.

The truck's passenger, John A. McCall, 66 of Maryville, was also taken the hospital. His condition is unknown.

All three were wearing seatbelts.


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