2 dead, another charged with vehicular homicide after multi-vehicle crash on East Emory Road


POWELL (WATE) – Two people were killed and a driver was charged with vehicular homicide Sunday afternoon following a 4-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on East Emory Road, according to Tennessee Highway Patrol.

The driver and passenger on the motorcycle, Mark Moore, 50, Knoxville and Kimberly Foster, 49, Knoxville, were killed in the crash.

The crash happened at the intersection of Bishop and East Emory around 1:30 p.m.

The driver of one of the vehicles, Michael Robinson, was traveling north on East Emory Road in a Toyota Tundra. Moore was traveling south on East Emory Road. Robinson failed to maintain his lane and crossed the shared turn lane striking Moore’s motorcycle. Robinson continued North after impact striking two more vehicles.

Robinson was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide, according to a THP report.

On Friday, Robinson’s case was bound over to a Knox County Grand Jury.

One other person was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

THP is investigating the crash.

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