Fatal victim identified in South Knox County crash

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Deputies have identified the victim who died in a crash on Tarklin Valley Road in South Knox County on Thursday afternoon.

The single-vehicle crash occurred Thursday afternoon before 6 p.m. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene at 5:40 p.m. When deputies arrived, they found a small pickup truck that had left the road and flipped. 

Deputies say Michael Leroy Taylor, 57, was killed in the crash. Two others were injured. Their conditions are not known at this time.

Tarklin Valley Road remained closed for a few hours while investigators worked the scene. 

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