Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Knox County Sheriff News
Fatality on Tazewell Pike
A head-on collision in North Knox County Saturday morning killed one man. Dead is 66 year old Wayne Frazier of Knoxville. He was driving a Saturn southbound on Tazewell Pike when he went over the center line and crashed into a Lincoln MKZ driven by 36 year old Patrick Ruler of Knoxville. Ruler was not injured. It’s unknown if they were wearing their seatbelts. They were the only occupants in the cars. Offices don’t believe drugs or alcohol were factors in the 8:22 a.m. wreck. The investigation is continuing.