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Sevierville Woman Dies in East Knox County Crash

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an East Knox County crash that left a Sevierville woman dead this evening. Just before 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 53-year-old Ricky Blaine Myers of Dandridge was traveling eastbound on Strawberry Plains Pike when his red Ford pickup crossed over the center line and struck a grey Chrysler 200 (traveling westbound on Strawberry Plains Pike) head-on. The driver of the Chrysler 200, 44-year-old Cynthia Leigh Cross of Sevierville, was pronounced dead on the scene. Myers was transported to UT Medical Center by Lifestar for serious injuries.

Cross and Myers were wearing seatbelts. It is unknown at this time whether or not Myers was impaired at the time of the crash. More details will be released as they develop.



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