KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The driver of a semi-tractor-trailer truck has died after she was hospitalized in a crash on Alcoa Highway early Tuesday morning. An Alcoa official said 70-year-old Christine Von Dyl, of Knoxville, died as a result of her injuries.
Emergency crews responded to a single-vehicle motor crash with injury on northbound Alcoa Highway at Shoney’s around 4 a.m. on Nov. 2 where a tractor-trailer crashed off the roadway down into a ravine.
Dyl sustained serious injuries and was transported to UT Medical Center in critical condition, where she later died. A crash report has yet to be released. No other details were immediately available.
One northbound lane of Alcoa Highway was closed for several hours as crews responded to the scene.
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