Tag Archives: fatality

UPDATE: One Dead after Plane Crash in Claxton Area

Update 4/15/24 at 3:20pm – Pilot identified. The pilot was identified as 45-year-old James Evan Scarlett. The FAA has released a preliminary report on the crash of a Piper PA32R on Friday around 4:30pm. The plane crashed under unknown circumstances. There was only one person on board, that person was …

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Fatal Crash Near Briceville Claims Life of Teenager

Authorities are investigating a tragic incident that unfolded early this morning, resulting in the loss of a teenager’s life and leaving others injured. The incident, which occurred around 1:30 a.m., involved a vehicle carrying four teenagers that crashed near Briceville. Details remain scarce as the investigation is still ongoing and …

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Fatality Crash Investigation in Oak Ridge

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (March 23, 2024) – On Saturday, March 23, 2023, at approximately 6:13 p.m., a motorcycle traveling southbound on South Illinois Avenue (State Route 62) at the Bethel Valley Road overpass struck another vehicle and left the roadway. The motorcyclist died at the scene. The Oak Ridge Police Department, Oak Ridge Fire Department, and Anderson County Emergency Medical Service responded to the scene. The Oak Ridge Public Works …

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UPDATE: Two County Pursuit Leaves One Dead, One Injured

The Tennessee Highway Patrol released information on a vehicle pursuit last night by a Cumberland County deputy that ended with a suspect dead and a passenger injured. The pursuit started in Cumberland County in the area of Mt. Roosevelt Road. Troopers say a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt driven by 74-year-old Charles …

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One Dead, One Injured in Morgan County After Two-County Pursuit

A chase from Cumberland County into Morgan County resulted in a crash that left one person dead and another injured, according to authorities. The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said deputies started pursuing a vehicle around the Mt. Roosevelt Road area at approximately 7:08 p.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 25, but the vehicle …

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Victims Identified in Tuesday’s Crash on Highway 61

A multi-vehicle accident closed Harriman Highway (Hwy. 61) between Rockbridge Road and Mayton Lane. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol report, Mary King, 75, was traveling East on SR 61 in a 2013 Lincoln MKX when she crossed the center line and struck a 2017 Dodge Charger head-on. King’s vehicle …

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