Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Knox County Sheriff News
Pedestrian Fatality on Byington-Beaver Ridge
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of an accident this evening involving a pedestrian. At approximately 7:45 pm, 41-year-old James Buster Marshall was on Byington-Beaver Ridge Road at Royal Oaks blowing leaves off of the roadway with a leaf blower. A 66-year-old man in a 2002 Saturn was traveling Northbound on Byington-Beaver Ridge, came over the crest of a small hill and struck Marshall, who was shortly afterwards pronounced dead on the scene by Rural Metro. He was transported to UT Forensics Center. The crash is still under investigation.