Pedestrian struck and killed by motorcycle

(WBIR) A 52-year-old man was struck and killed Saturday night while trying to cross Clinton Highway.

KPD said it appears Ricky E. Atchley, of Knoxville, was trying to cross the road when he stepped into the path of a motorcycle which was heading south on Clinton Highway at Treemont.

The crash happened around 7:30 p.m.

Atchley was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the motorcycle was taken to UT Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries.

KPD said the crash is still under investigation and anyone who may have witnessed it is asked to call 865-215-7000.


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