Sheriff: Charges pending after dirt bike crash kills 3-year-old

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Charges are pending for two different drivers after a crash between a car and a dirt bike killed a 3-year-old boy late Sunday in north Knox County.

The Knox County Sheriff said Megan Brown, 23, was riding on the dirt bike with her young son when she failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Thebes Lane and Bowsong. Jacob Hunter, 27, was driving a Honda Accord on the wrong side of the road when he attempted a left turn onto Bowsong. 

The child, who wearing a helmet, was taken to UT Medical Center, where he died. The mother, who was wearing a helmet, was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Hunter was not injured.

More charges are pending against both drivers


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