KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Knox County Sheriff’s Office released a teen driver was killed Wednesday in a single-vehicle crash in West Knoxville.
On Friday, KCSO released the crash report, which said a 17-year-old driver was killed in the crash.
Deputies responded to Ebenezer Road at Farrington Drive around 5 p.m. Wednesday where a single vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a utility pole.
The driver, who was the only occupant of the vehicle, was pronounced dead.
The Knox County Medical Examiner and the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Forensic Unit processed the scene. A KCSO spokesperson said that the preliminary investigation indicates that speed was a contributing factor to the crash.