A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect into Wednesday due repeated rainfall. A Flood Watch is in effect for our area until 7 AM Wednesday. Where there are more pauses in the rain, totals will be closer to 2 inches but some will receive at least 4 inches of rainfall total. Creeks and streams run high and areas with poor runoff could face flooding problems. Busy commute hours could face more slowdowns, with fog and standing water on roads as well.
Knoxville (WVLT) – Police are releasing new details on a collision between a truck and a train on Wednesday.
Authorities say 24-year-old Nicholas Chapman from Sevier County crashed his truck into the train intentionally.
Chapman was pronounced dead at the scene.
It happened after eight Wednesday morning, at Chickamauga Avenue and Kenyon.
Knoxville Police aren't saying why Chapman drove his truck into the side of the train, but the investigation continues.
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