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Two killed after ATV crash on New River Highway north of Oliver Springs

THP said the two were driving south the Highway 116 when their ATV went off the right side of the road and crashed into a standing tree

ANDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. — An ATV crash in Anderson County killed two people Thursday, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. 

THP said it happened along New River Highway/Highway 116 north of Oliver Springs near Rock Hill Baptist Church between Tommy Philip Lane and Carroll Cemetery.

According to a report from THP, Gregory Knight, 60, of Caryville and Sharon Douglas, 54, of Jacksboro died in the crash.

THP said the two were driving south the highway when their ATV went off the right side of the road and crashed into a standing tree. Both of them were wearing their seatbelts.