Police identify motorcyclist killed in Saturday crash

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Knoxville police have identified the man killed in a motorcycle crash that happened Saturday morning on Chapman Highway. 

Police say Michael Lawson, 47, of Seymour, was riding a 2004 Honda CBR motorcycle northbound on Chapman Highway around 11:20 a.m. when his motorcycle crossed into the southbound lane and struck another car head-on. Lawson died from his injuries.

Two other vehicles were also involved in the crash, which remains under investigation.

If you were a witness to the crash, you are urged to call the Knoxville Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit at 865-215-8638.

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