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SULLIVAN COUNTY, TN (WJHL) - A crash on I-81 South held up traffic in Sullivan County Saturday evening.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, it happened around 5:15 when one driver was texting and rear-ended a tractor trailer hauling copper wire.

Cesar Gonzales, 44, the driver at fault was cited for Texting and Due Care Violation. Gonzales was taken to Holston Valley Medical Center.

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