Tazewell Pike reopens after fatal crash involving pedestrian


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Tazewell Pike has reopened after Knox County authorities responded to a fatal crash involving a pedestrian early Tuesday.

The Knox County Rural Metro Fire Department and Knox County Rescue responded to a fatal crash on Tazewell Pike at Carter Road around 6 a.m. Tuesday. The crash involves a pedestrian, Tennessee Department of Transportation spokesperson Mark Nagi said.

Tazewell Pike at Atkins Road reopened just after 8 a.m.

This is a developing story and we’ll continue to update the details as they become available.

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