KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — One person was killed after a car hit two people at the intersection of North Broadway and Grainger Avenue, according to the Knoxville Police Department.
According to KPD, Kenyan Warren, 43, was driving his pickup truck south on North Broadway towards the exit to Hall of Fame Drive when his truck hit two people who were crossing 1904 North Broadway. His truck was described as a black Toyota Tacoma.
The two people had serious injuries from the impact of the vehicle. Both victims were described as one woman and one man.
According to the police report, one of the victims heard the vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed before it hit them. One of them attempted to crawl to the sidewalk.
KPD and the American Medical Response arrived at the scene and provided medical aid to both people. Both victims were taken to the UT Medical Center.
The female victim did not survive her injuries and was pronounced dead at the UT Medical Center. The male victim is being treated for his serious bodily injuries.
The police report stated that Warren had alcohol inside of his truck and threw some alcoholic beverages into the street. KPD said they also found a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana and a pipe with possible marijuana residue.
Warren also failed the Standardized Field Sobriety Test, according to KPD.
KPD arrested Warren and he was charged with vehicular homicide and DUI. He was booked into the Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility.
The crash remains under investigation by KPD crash reconstruction personnel.
Warren is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Aug. 22.