KNOXVILLE, Tennessee — Update 9/13/19: A 15-year-old boy was driving the stolen pickup involved in a double-fatal head-on crash this week in East Knox County.
The Knox County Sheriff's Office incorrectly released a redacted report Thursday to 10News without the ages of the people involved in the crash. The Sheriff's Office released a report Friday to 10News that included ages of all those involved in the crash.
Mekiah T. Davis was 15, according to the report. Riding along with him was Austin W. Tipton, age 20.
Killed in the crash were Ruben L. Wilson, 76, and his wife, Belinda A. Wilson, 68. Wilson was pastor of Three Points Baptist Church.
Injured in the crash was the Wilsons' passenger, 4-year-old Hallie Nicely.
As of Thursday, according to the Sheriff's Office, charges had not been filed in the crash.
Update 9/12/19: The driver involved in Tuesday's crash that killed a pastor and his wife was driving a stolen pickup, a Knox County Sheriff's Office report shows.
The driver of the stolen 1999 Chevrolet was identified as Mekiah T. Davis. Austin W. Tipton rode in the truck with him, according to the report.
Both suffered injuries in the crash, according to the Sheriff's Office.
Killed in the collision were pastor Ruben Wilson and his wife Belinda Wilson, both of Blaine. A minor riding in the Ford compact with them also suffered serious injuries and was taken to East Tennessee Children's Hospital, the report states.
KCSO spokeswoman Kimberly Glenn said Thursday the case remains under investigation and she was unaware of any charges so far.
Davis, whose age was not available, was speeding north on Mine Road about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the stolen vehicle when the crash occurred, according to the report.
Davis "was attempting to pass a large dump truck on a double yellow line" when he hit the Wilsons head on, according to the report.
The Wilsons died in the collision.
The investigator noted Davis was passing improperly and driving recklessly at the time of the crash.
"Operator inexperience" also is indicated about Davis.
While alcohol was not detected in Davis, another test detected drugs, the report states. A blood test is pending.
The pickup was owned by Gary Pilkenton, according to the report.
Davis was a no-information patient at University of Tennessee Medical Center. Tipton has been treated there but has now been released, according to a hospital spokeswoman.
The two people killed in Tuesday's deadly head-on crash on Mascot Road have identified.
Ruben and Belinda Wilson of Blaine, Tennessee were killed when their car crashed with another around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office.
The other victims who were injured have not been identified.
Crews closed the road for hours while reconstructing and investigating the crash.
Its cause and other information will be released at a later time. KCSO said the investigation is ongoing.
Original story 9/10/19:
Two people died in a head-on crash on Mascot Road in Mascot Tuesday morning.
There were two cars involved in the crash. One vehicle had three people in it, two adults and a child. The two adults died, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Crash Reconstruction Unit.
The other vehicle had two people in it, officials said. They were injured and transported to UT Medical Center.
One person was transported by Lifestar and the other was taken to the hospital by ambulance, Bagwell said.
Their conditions are unknown, according to the sheriff's office.
Investigators have not released the victim's names because their next of kin has not been notified.
It happened where Mine Road becomes Mascot Road near the intersection with Immel Mine Road.
The Crash Reconstruction Unit has reopened the road, according to sheriff's office spokesperson Kimberly Glenn.
The crash was called in around 10:28 a.m. Tuesday and authorities closed the road for four hours.
The Knox County Sheriff's Office is the lead agency investigating.
American Medical Response and Rural Metro responded.
The investigation is ongoing.
This is a developing story.