Teenager dies after head-on crash in Knox County

July 31, 2017: A 19-year-old woman is dead after a head-on crash on Tazewell Pike near Atkins Road.

A teenager is dead following a head-on car crash in North Knox County Monday afternoon, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office.

The crash happened on Tazewell Pike near Atkins Road around 4:30 p.m.

Deputies say 19-year-old Kaylie Talbot was driving north on Tazewell Pike when she ran off the road. She then over corrected, crossed the center line and hit a Ford Expedition, according to the sheriff's department. 

Talbot died in the ambulance on the way to UT Medical Center. Investigators say it doesn't appear she was wearing a seatbelt. 

Amy Price, 42, was driving the the SUV and was not hurt in the crash. 

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