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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A pedestrian is dead following an accident with a motorcycle.
The crash happened around 7:33 PM on Saturday near 5833 Clinton Highway.
Police told Local 8 News that 52-year-old Ricky E. Atchley, of Knoxville, was hit and killed as he was crossing the street. The motorcyclist, 63-year-old Robert E. Chastin, of Clinton, told police he didn't see the man as he was driving southbound.
The biker was taken to U.T. Medical Center with what appeared to be non life-threatening injuries.
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