Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Knox County Sheriff News
Man Killed While Hanging Cable
Shortly before 8:00 p.m. on Monday night, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call on Central Avenue at Beaver Creek Lane in North Knox County after a man in a bucket truck was killed while hanging cable. The 29-year-old man lifted the cable off the ground as a Chevy pickup drove by. The Chevy caught the cable, causing the cable to strike and kill the man in the bucket truck. The identity of the man killed is not being released until relatives are notified, and more details will be released as they become available.