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19-year-old killed in crash on the Spur

Authorities said the driver and an additional passenger were flown to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for treatment.
Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 11:47 AM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Great Smoky Mountains National Park rangers said one person is dead after a single-vehicle crash on the Spur.

Rangers responded to a single-vehicle collision on the southbound Spur between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg at around11:45 p.m. on Monday.

According to officials. a 2012 Honda Sedan left the right side of the roadway and collided into a rock hillside. The front seat passenger identified as 19-year-old Elizabeth M. Parker was transported to LeConte Medical Center where she was pronounced dead as a result of her injuries.

Authorities said the driver and an additional passenger were flown to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for treatment.

Gatlinburg Police and Fire Departments along with Sevier County EMS assisted on the scene.

The incident is currently under investigation.

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