UPDATE: KPD Investigates Fatal Crash; Fatal Victim Identified

According to the preliminary investigation, a Nissan Altima that had been traveling east on Washington Pike attempted to turn left onto McCampbell Drive when the car turned in front of a westbound Harley Davidson motorcycle causing the crash. The operator of the motorcycle died as a result of his injuries. The investigation is continuing.

The motorcycle operator has been identified as:
Michael Hall
Corryton, TN address

The driver of the Nissan has been identified as:
Bobby Karnes
Knoxville address


KPD Investigates Fatal Crash

On October 12, 2018, at approximately 5:55 p.m., Knoxville Police Department officers responded to Washington Pike at McCampbell Rd to a crash involving a Nissan passenger vehicle and a motorcycle. The operator of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene. Fatal Accident Investigators are currently investigating the crash. Additional information will be released as the investigation continues.