POWELL, Tennessee — A motorcyclist is dead and one person is injured after a vehicle vs. motorcycle crash on Clinton Highway at West Emory Road, according to Rural Metro Fire.
According to Tennessee Highway Patrol, a Toyota Prius driven by 67-year-old Anna Baird was turning left into the Weigel’s parking lot northbound on Clinton Highway and failed to yield to the motorcycle driven by 45-year-old Jessica Dostie that was traveling southbound on Clinton Highway. The motorcycle hit the side of the Prius.
The Prius came to a controlled stop on the right shoulder of the access road, and the motorcycle came to an uncontrolled stop in the intersection of Clinton Highway and W Emory Road.
Around noon on Sunday, Rural Metro, Knox County Rescue and AMR responded and found bystanders performing CPR on one of the victims, according to officials.
Dostie was taken to the trauma center and died from the crash, according to THP.
Baird was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, and an investigation is pending.