Greene Co. authorities identify victim in utility vehicle rollover fatality


GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- Authorities have identified the man killed in a utility vehicle accident Thursday.

Greene County Sheriff’s Department officials identified the victim as Gary L. Bishop, of Lick Hollow Road.

According to a report, deputies were dispatched to Lick Hollow Road for a report of a turned over UTV with an unresponsive man under the vehicle.

A neighbor reported to authorities that she had seen Bishop on his UTV Thursday morning spraying weeds.

The report revealed that the victim had become caught between the roll bar and the ground. He was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the incident. Authorities reported, “The UTV was on a hillside and it appeared that the front tire on the low side of the hill hit a hole causing it to roll one time onto it’s driver’s side.”

A relative was notified about the incident. No further information was immediately available.



GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- Officials with the Greene County Sheriff’s Department confirmed with News Channel 11 that a fatality has been reported after an ATV turned over Thursday.

Details were limited but authorities said the incident happened on private property off of Lick Hollow Road.

Crews were on the scene for hours.

No further details were immediately available.

Stay with News Channel 11 as we continue to follow this developing story.

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