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6-year-old killed in North Knox County crash

A six-year-old is dead following a Knox County crash on Wednesday.
Published: Dec. 8, 2021 at 6:02 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 9, 2021 at 11:08 AM EST
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - A North Knox County crash Wednesday resulted in a six-year-old’s death, according to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

A Powell woman was driving a Chevrolet Equinox east on Raccoon Valley Road Wednesday when she lost control of the car, the report said. The woman entered a curve, ran off the road and struck a ditch, going airborne before coming to a rest in a field, according to THP officials.

Rural Metro Fire, AMR, Knox County Rescue, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office and the the Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to the crash, and the six-year-old was transferred to the hospital for treatment. They later died.

The THP is investigating the incident.

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