Motorcyclist killed in Maynardville crash

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Tennessee Highway Patrol have identified the victim who was killed in two-car crash in Maynardville Sunday.      

 John Paul Gupton, 25, was killed after a pickup truck swerved in to the opposite direction of traffic to avoid a vehicle stopped in the southbound lane of State Highway 33  and struck Gupton’s motorcycle head on.     

Gupton was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. 

Criminal charges are pending at this time and an additional report will be released following the completion of an investigation by the Tennessee Highway Patrol. 

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