The Knox County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal accident which claimed the life of the driver and seriously injured two passengers.
The accident happened just before 8:00 p.m. Tuesday night.
According to the KCSO's website, the driver was traveling westbound on Bob Gray Road at Rain Tree Road when he crossed over into oncoming traffic striking a tree. The driver's side of the vehicle was hit.
The driver was killed. A backseat passenger was seriously injured. Rural Metro transported that passenger and second and a second one to UT Medical Center.
The cause of the accident is still being investigated.
Authorities are waiting until relatives have been notified to release the identities of the deceased and the patients.
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