Woman struck, killed by van while walking on highway

Sevierville woman struck, killed by van while walking on highway


SEVIERVILLE (WATE) - A Sevierville woman was killed Monday night when she was struck by a van while walking on the side of a highway.

Tiffany Bass, 22, of Sevierville, was walking on Newport Highway (U.S. Highway 411) east of Sevierville around 9:30 p.m. when she was hit.

The van, driven by Candace Byrd, 23, also of Sevierville, struck Bass as she was walking to the left of the fog line.

The impact of the collision threw Bass into the guardrail, killing her.

Byrd was not injured.

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