Police: 2 dead after motorcycle crashed into SUV on Kingston Pike

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Two people are dead after a motorcycle crashed into an SUV on Kingston Pike on Saturday night, according to Knoxville Police.

KPD reports officers responded to a crash on Kingston Pike near Market Place Boulevard involving a SUV and a motorcycle at around 8 p.m. Evidence and witness statements suggest that the motorcycle struck the SUV throwing the driver and passenger from the motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle was transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center where he was pronounced dead; the passenger was pronounced dead at the scene.

Crash reconstruction units were working to investigate the incident and the investigation remains ongoing.

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