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Knoxville (WVLT) - In Oak Ridge one person has died in a single car accident.
It happened just before four o'clock this afternoon in the 500 block of Lafayette Drive.
Authorities say the driver veered off the road and hit a tree.
The victim was taken to Methodist Hospital where she later died.
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