Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Knox County Sheriff News
Fatality on Boyd Station Road
At approximately 1:06 pm on March 8th, a call came into E911 of an accident involving a bucket truck at 12916 Boyd Station in West Knox County. At 1:07 pm, KCSO officers arrived on the scene. According to witness statements, the truck was travelling east bound on Boyd Station, approximately 1/4 mile West of Harvey Road, when it ran off the edge of the roadway, overcorrected and went across the other side of the road, flipping on its side in the ditch. There were 2 males in the truck, neither one was wearing a seatbelt. The driver, 35 year old Danny Collins of Talbot, was pronounced dead on the scene. The passenger, 24 year old Isaac Mitchell, was transported to UT Hospital by Rural metro with non-life threatening injuries. Both were employed by LCUB as contractors.