Motorcycle crash kills Knox County teen

Motorcycle crash kills Knox County teen


KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A local teenager is dead after his motorcycle was struck by two vehicles Saturday morning.

Authorities report that 45-year-old Sylvan Shamblin was driving on Emory Road near the Hallbrook Subdivision when he stopped for a funeral procession.

That's when 19-year-old Dreyson Stewart of Knox County rear ended Shamblin's SUV with his motorcycle and slid beneath the vehicle.

Then another vehicle rear ended the SUV.

Stewart died from his injuries. The other two drivers were unharmed.

No criminal charges will be filed.

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