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(WBIR) A motorcycle crash sent a man to the hospital Sunday night.

Knoxville police responded to the 5000 block of Western Avenue for a motorcycle accident with injuries shortly after 8:30 p.m. Officials said Shawn Tyler, 25, of Knoxville appeared to have suffered life-threatening injuries. Crews drove Tyler to UT Medical Center.

KPD said speeding and reckless driving were factors in the crash.