KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL)- Authorities said one person was killed, and another possibly injured after a crash in Kingsport.
Kingsport Police said that crash happened around 2:30 a.m. Thursday as a driver, identified as Johnathon Tyler Winston, 22, “was northbound on North John B. Dennis Highway, just past Memorial Boulevard, at a high rate of speed.”
Winston reportedly lost control of the car, hit a rock embankment and then rolled.
Authorities said Winston was taken to the hospital by EMS and died a short time later.
There was also a passenger in the car, identified by police as Jacob L. Clark, 21, of Kingsport.
Clark was also taken to a local hospital to be evaluated for possible injuries.
KPD officials said the crash is still under investigation and no further information was immediately available.