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Sevierville man killed in deadly incident on Newport Highway

According to THP, investigators believe a medical condition was behind the incident.
Credit: THP

SEVIER COUNTY, Tenn. — The Tennessee Highway Patrol a 56-year-old Sevierville man died in an incident on Newport Highway Friday.

According to THP, troopers were initially called to the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Highway 411 near Walnut Grove Road. 

According to a THP incident report, the man's vehicle was traveling east on Newport Highway. The vehicle ran off the right side of the road, crashed through a fence and into a tree. 

No one else was injured in the crash. 

THP said investigators now believe a medical condition was behind the incident. Troopers are working with the county medical examiner to determine the cause.