Cleveland man dies in East Knoxville crash

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A Cleveland, Tennessee, man is dead after crashing head-on into a car late Monday night on Asheville Highway in Knoxville. Brandon Williams, 24, was traveling west in a 2004 Pontiac Sunfire near the Andrew Johnson Highway split just before 11 p.m.

Williams failed to maintain his lane and crossed into the path of an eastbound 1998 Dodge 1500. The two vehicles crashed “head-on” according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol report.

Williams truck moved back into the westbound lane and was struck again by a westbound vehicle before all three vehicles came to a stop.

The two other drivers were injured in the crash. Charges related to the crash are pending.

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