1 killed after crashing into I-275 overpass

1 killed after crashing into I-275 overpass

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Officials say a 2001 Lincoln Navigator left the roadway for an unknown reason just before 10 a.m., struck a bridge support under Heiskell Avenue and flipped into the ravine. Officials say a 2001 Lincoln Navigator left the roadway for an unknown reason just before 10 a.m., struck a bridge support under Heiskell Avenue and flipped into the ravine.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - One person is dead after a crash on northbound Interstate 275 Wednesday morning.

The victim has been identified as Danny Ray Watson, 43, of Sevierville. 

Officials say Watson's 2001 Lincoln Navigator left the roadway for an unknown reason just before 10 a.m., struck a bridge support under Heiskell Avenue and flipped into the ravine.

Three witnesses pulled over and tried to help. The Watson was pulled from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

 

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