93-year-old driver killed in Blount County wreck

93-year-old driver killed in Blount County wreck


WALLAND (WATE) - A Maryville driver was killed and his passenger was injured Tuesday when he pulled out in front of another vehicle and was hit.

George W. Ribble, 93, was stopped on West Millers Cove Road at U.S. Highway 321 before making a left turn onto the highway.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Matthew Mimbs, 23, of McRae, Ga. was unable to avoid a collision with Ribble's car and hit it.

Mimbs was uninjured, but Ribble was killed.

A passenger, Mary Ribble, 91, was injured. Her condition is not known.

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