KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — One person is dead following a crash in East Knox County on Wednesday.
EMTs with Rural Metro Fire are working on the crash in the Mascot community at the intersection of Rutledge Pike and Roberts Road, according to Rural Metro Fire – Knox County spokesperson Jeff Bagwell.
18-year-old Randall L. Brewer Jr. died at the scene of the crash.
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol preliminary report, Brewer was riding a motorcycle south on U.S. Route 11 West and Rutledge Pike when he hit the back of a 2006 KIA Sportage.
Brewer was then thrown under a Chevrolet Silverado that stopped at a stop sign on Roberts Road.
After impact, the KIA Sportage pulled onto the left side of Roberts Road. The motorcyclist stopped at the intersection.
Photos from the scene show state troopers investigating and assisting.