Deadly Motorcycle Accident in North Knoxville

Knoxville (WVLT) - One person has died from their injuries suffered from a motorcycle accident on West Copeland Avenue at Heiskell Road.

Dispatchers say the body was discovered just before 6 o'clock this morning.

Officials are trying to determine when the accident happened.

We are told at this time that only one person was involved in the accident, and that speed may have been a factor.

Crews are still on the scene, and we will try to get more information to you as soon as possible.


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  • by doug on Jun 23, 2007 at 08:15 PM
    James you are sooooo wrong. you acually can here better be cause you don't have the wind blowing in your ear at say 30 mph riding speed. and as far as your assessment of helmet is no help at speeds over 15mph, why don't you ask any pro racer/driver if they would race without a helmet or have been involved in any high speed crash or go ask your local doctor what he thinks of a person not wearing a helmet.
  • by Matt & Kelli Location: Knoxville on Jun 23, 2007 at 08:48 AM
    Ian will be greatly missed. We are deeply saddened by this tragic loss of such a great person. His family will be in our thoughts and prayers.
  • by Mark Location: Knoxville on Jun 22, 2007 at 07:39 PM
    We all will be thinking of you at work God bless you
  • by james Location: knoxville on Jun 22, 2007 at 06:28 PM
    Think about it! This person died wearing a helmet. You can not hear well with a helmet and it has been proven that the helmet is no help at speeds over 15mph.
  • by BETTY Location: KNOX on Jun 22, 2007 at 02:17 PM
    I DON'T THINK YOU NEED TO PASS A NO HELMENT LAW WHERE YOU CAN RIDE WITH OUT A HELMENT IT IS TO DANGEROUS.

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