Karns power outage leads to discovery of body in vehicle

Karns power outage leads to discovery of body in vehicle

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KUB crews discovered a body in a vehicle Friday morning while responding to a power outage in Karns. KUB crews discovered a body in a vehicle Friday morning while responding to a power outage in Karns.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A Knoxville Utilities Board crew discovered a body in a vehicle early Friday morning while responding to a power outage in the Karns area.

The outage was reported just before 2:00 a.m. near the intersection of Oak Ridge Highway and Ball Road. Crews were told power lines were down.

When KUB crews arrived, they discovered a vehicle had crashed into a utility pole. One person was found dead inside the vehicle.

Neither the identity of the victim nor the cause of the crash have been released.

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