HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie Lawson said in a tweet early Thursday morning that three people died yesterday in traffic accidents within the county.
The tweet said that three people, including two teenagers, died in those accidents.
A report by the Tennessee Highway Patrol details one of those crashes where two people were killed in an accident on Carters Valley Road.
Authorities said the driver of a vehicle on Carters Valley Road lost control, traveled to the left side of the road, into a yard, and hit a tree.
The two people killed in that crash were identified as Ryan Wallace, 19, and Zachary Harrell, 18, both from Surgoinsville, TN.
In a second report by THP, an accident on US Highway 11 W left a motorcyclist dead.
That second report by THP officials said that a driver was crossing lanes on US Highway 11W and failed to see a motorcyclist, striking and killing Kenneth Miller, 70, of Rogersville, TN.
No further information about either crash was immediately available.