UPDATE: 2 dead, 3 injured in crash on Mascot Road

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UPDATE: Knoxville pastor and wife identified as victims in fatal crash on Mascot Road

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Two are confirmed dead, three injured in a motor vehicle wreck on Mascot Road.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Unit has released the following information:

There were two vehicles involved in the crash. One had three occupants: two adults and a child. The two adults had fatal injuries.

The other vehicle had two occupants. The injured were transported to University of Tennessee Medical Center. Their conditions are not known at this time.

The names of the two people killed are being withheld pending notification of their next of kin.

Mascot Road at Immel Mine Road is expected to be reopened by 3 p.m.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office investigation is ongoing.

Rural Metro Fire and Knox County Rescue Squad are still at the scene, but vehicles were beginning to be cleared around 2 p.m. The accident happened around 11:30 a.m.

Rural Metro said via Twitter the crash involves “multiple fatalities and critical injuries.”

This is a developing story and we will provide more information as it becomes available.

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