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OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Oak Ridge Police say an accident was reported on Bethel Valley Road east of Spallation Drive around 10:06 on Wednesday.
Police say John Kirkpatrick, of Knoxville, was driving in his Honda CRV when he went off the road and hit a tree.
He was found dead at the scene by first responders. He was also the only person in the vehicle.
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