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Weekend traffic accidents seriously injure three
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Two separate car wrecks seriously injured three DeKalb County residents this weekend, according to local law enforcement officials.A devastating two-vehicle crash early Saturday morning resulted in two men being flown to Erlanger Medical Center with critical injuries. The accident happened on Highway 70 near the intersection of Highway 96 on Snow Hill. Chris Gammons and Troy Bruno, both of Smithville, were transported by Life Force and Air Evac helicopter ambulances to Chattanooga from the scene.According to Trooper Darrell Knowles of the Tennessee Highway Patrol, and a call to central dispatch at 3:28 a.m., 52-year-old Johnny Hickey of Liberty was traveling west on Highway 70 in a 2004 F350 full-size flatbed truck when he crossed the center lane directly into the path of an eastbound 2002 Nissan Altima driven by the wife of one of the victims, 32-year-old Cleva Elaine Gammons.