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21-year-old Kentucky man killed in Alcoa Highway crash

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact the City of Alcoa Police Department at 865-981-4111.
Alcoa City Police
Alcoa City Police(WVLT)
Published: Oct. 14, 2020 at 10:19 AM EDT
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ALCOA, Tenn. (WVLT) - Officials with the Alcoa Police Department confirmed a 21-year-old Kentucky man was killed in a crash Tuesday evening on Alcoa Highway.

The crash happened around 7:44 p.m. involving a motorcycle and pickup truck on Alcoa Highway at Topside Road. City of Alcoa Police and Fire Departments along with AMR Ambulance Service responded to the crash.

When officials arrived on the scene, they pronounced Derek Evans dead as a result of injuries sustained during the accident.

According to reports, Evans was traveling southbound on Alcoa Highway on a motorcycle when he collided with a pickup truck that was making a left turn onto Alcoa Highway from Topside Road. The driver of the pickup truck was not injured.

The incident is under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact the City of Alcoa Police Department at 865-981-4111.

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