OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Oak Ridge Police said one person died and other was injured in a crash on Highway 95 S South of Bethel Valley Road.
At 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, ORPD Officers responded along with ORFD and EMS to a crash with injuries in State Highway 95 just south of Bethel Valley Rd.
Upon arrival, investigators determined that a vehicle left the roadway and hit a tree. The passenger, 39-year-old Ricky L. Crabtree from Oak Ridge, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver, 37-year-old Rusty A. Crabtree, was transported to Methodist Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, according to officials. Oak Ridge authorities said the two were brothers.
Loudon County authorities assisted with traffic management.
"ORPD is investigating a crash and a lengthy closure is expected," Loudon County Sheriff's Office posted on social media. "Please seek alternative routes from Loudon County into Anderson County."