Man killed as pickup rolls off tow truck at Knox County business

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New details are emerging about what is thought to be an accidental death at a South Knox County business.

New reports identifying the victim as 76-year-old William Bailey.

The accident report says Bailey was retrieving a pickup truck after some repairs. One witness told deputies it was being loaded onto a tow truck when the pickup rolled backward onto Bailey.

Deputies were called to a business on Asbury Road at John Sevier Highway around 10 a.m. Monday.

This investigation into the cause of the accident is still ongoing. This is a developing story and we’ll continue to update the details as they become available. 

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