Dale Earnhardt Jr. and wife involved in Tennessee plane crash

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TENNESSEE (WDBJ7) - Authorities say Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and his wife were two of the people on a plane that crashed in northeastern Tennessee Thursday

According to CBS affiliate WJHL, the Carter County Sheriff’s Office says the retired NASCAR driver and his wife were taken to a hospital.

The FAA says a Cessna Citation belonging to JRM Air, LLC based in Mooresville, North Carolina rolled off the end of a runway around 3:40 p.m.

Elizabethton Fire Chief Barry Carrier says Earnhardt Jr. and his wife were not injured.

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