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Fatal Accident Investigation – Karns

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April 26, 2021 | Knox County, TN
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle accident just before 11pm at Karns Valley Drive and Chuck Jones Road.
Upon arrival, two vehicles were confirmed to have been involved. A female passenger in one of the vehicles was suffering from what appeared to be life threatening injuries. She was transported by AMR to a local hospital but pronounced deceased a short time later.
The investigation is in the preliminary stages. Therefore, no other details are available at this hour. Knox County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Unit estimates the road will be closed until approximately 3am. They are asking for motorists to seek and alternate route.
The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
More information will be forthcoming at the conclusion of the investigation.
Our prayers are with the family as well as the deputies, and first responders on the scene.

Knox County Sheriff's Office

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