GSMNP: 17-year-old motorcyclist from Dickson County died after crash on Newfound Gap Road Saturday

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GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WATE) – Great Smoky Mountains National Park reports rangers responded to a fatal motorcycle accident along Newfound Gap Road around 6 p.m. on Saturday.

GSMNP says that a 17-year-old male from Dickson County was traveling north when he lost control of his motorcycle on a curve and veered into oncoming traffic, colliding with a sedan and an SUV.

The motorcyclist died as a result of his injuries.

Rangers and Gatlinburg Fire Department responded, and found the patient unresponsive, and he was pronounced dead at 6:13 p.m.

There were no other injuries reported and no additional information is available at this time.


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