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KCSO identifies drivers killed, injured in head-on South Knox crash

Deputies responded to the two-car collision just after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday on Martin Mill Pike at Mount Vista.

KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. — UPDATE THURSDAY: The man killed Tuesday night in a head-on crash on Martin Mill Pike in South Knox County has been identified as Thomas E. Robertson.

Robertson, 28, was driving "at a high rate of speed and crossed the double yellow line striking a vehicle head on," according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office.

He collided with driver Kara M. Thomas, 28. She suffered injuries for which she was being treated at University of Tennessee Medical Center.

PREVIOUS STORY: The Knox County Sheriff's Office said one person was killed and another person was critically injured after a crash on Martin Mill Pike at Mount Vista Drive.

Deputies responded to the two-car accident just after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, KCSO said. 

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Unit is still in the preliminary stages of the investigation.  

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