Pedestrian struck, killed near Pellissippi Parkway identified

Pedestrian struck, killed near Pellissippi Parkway identified

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According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Allan Vesser, 57, was on the ramp from westbound Pellissippi Parkway to I-40 westbound when he was struck by a tractor trailer driven by Kevin Stearns, 51. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Allan Vesser, 57, was on the ramp from westbound Pellissippi Parkway to I-40 westbound when he was struck by a tractor trailer driven by Kevin Stearns, 51.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A pedestrian killed after being struck by a semi-truck late Friday evening has been identified.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Allan Vesser, 57, was on the ramp from westbound Pellissippi Parkway to I-40 westbound when he was struck by a tractor trailer driven by Kevin Stearns, 51.

Knoxville police and THP troopers responded to the collision just after 11 p.m. Friday. Vesser was pronounced dead at the scene.

No charges are expected to be filed.

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