published Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Two dead in McMinn County crash

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Two members of a Delano, Tenn., family died in a car crash Wednesday afternoon.

Linda M. Bloom, 27, pulled her 2003 Saturn S11 from County Road 850 onto U.S. Highway 411 in Etowah when her car collided with a construction truck, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Bloom and her daughter Cayla, who turned 6 in December, both died.

Three other people were in Bloom’s car: 28-year-old David P. Bloom, 10-year old Dawson J. Bloom and 8-year-old Kadin S. Pike. All three were injured, according to the THP.

The construction truck driver, Larry Chambers, 49, of Hayesville, N.C., was not injured. He was driving southbound when he hit the Saturn, which pulled out in front of him, according to the THP. No charges have been filed.

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