New details released in deadly Knox Co. crash

One person was killed in a crash on Ebenezer Road Wednesday evening.
Published: Sep. 13, 2023 at 10:29 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - An East Tennessee teenager was killed in a crash Wednesday, according to officials with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators said a 17-year-old Logan Janey was driving his car when it left the roadway and hit a utility pole and damaged part of a wooden fence. Janey was pronounced dead at the scene.

A report said officials were able to find his driver’s license to identify him.

Deputies believed speeding was a contributing factor.

A spokesperson with Knox County Schools said Janey was a former student at Bearden High School and was not currently enrolled. KCS said they were also providing additional support for any student who might need it.