Sevierville woman dies in East Knox Co. head-on collision

A Sevierville woman died in a head-on collision on Strawberry Plains Pike Wednesday evening, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies say 53-year-old Ricky Blaine Myers of Dandridge was heading east when he crossed the center line and hit another car head-on.

Cynthia Leigh Cross, the driver of the other car, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Myers was flown to UT Medical Center by Lifestar with serious injuries.

Officers say it is unknown at this time whether Myers was impaired at the time of the crash.

An investigation is underway.


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