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Vehicle Accident in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Leaves One Tragically Killed, One Injured

May 03, 2019

OAK RIDGE, TN. – According to a news report published online at, a vehicle accident in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, left one person dead and one other person injured. Authorities were still at the scene at the time the news report was posted, and little information had been released about the accident.*

The crash took place on the afternoon of April 30, but the report from Oak Ridger does not say what time it occurred. The report indicates that two vehicles were involved. The makes and models of the vehicles were not reported, and the vehicle types were not described. It is not clear how the accident happened. 

The news report says the wreck took place at the intersection of Oak Ridge Turnpike and Newport Drive. Officers with the Oak Ridge Police Department responded to the scene and did not immediately identify a cause for the accident or provide information about the circumstances that might have led to the collision. 

It is not clear how many people were in each of the vehicles. Oak Ridger reports that one person involved in the accident was tragically killed. This person was not identified in the report, and it is unclear if he or she was a passenger or a driver in one of the vehicles. 

In addition, Oak Ridger also reports that one other person was injured. This person was also not identified. The extent of his or her injuries and a current medical status were not reported. 

Crews at the scene closed the area to all westbound traffic and some eastbound traffic. The Oak Ridge Police Department is still investigating. 

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