Michigan Biker Killed Near "The Dragon"

Blount County (WVLT) -- Another biker has lost his life near an infamous stretch of Blount County road.

THP says Brian Raguso, 32, of Jackson, Michigan, was trying to pass cars on US Highway 129, when he collided with a car going the other way.

The collision caused the car to hit another car and another motorcycle.

Three people were hurt, including a Knoxville teenager.

Troopers have asked for drug and alcohol tests.

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  • by Terry Location: Maryville on Jul 14, 2007 at 10:27 PM
    Fatalaties on the Dragon get a lot of press - how about the other 40,000 that die each year on the roads?
  • by joel Location: Union on Jun 25, 2007 at 11:39 PM
    The problem is weather people are in a car or on a bike. They get to careless, life is to precious to take for granated.
  • by Everett Location: Sevierville on Jun 25, 2007 at 10:40 AM
    It seems as though when people ( not only bikers ) get to the "Tail", their brains run out the bottom of their feet. Maybe they should close that stretch of highway to ALL bikers; and idiots in cars. However; law enforcement nor the lawmakers cannot protect people from themselves.
  • by Robin Location: Knoxville on Jun 25, 2007 at 06:35 AM
    News reports from Blount County say the man was killed on "Dead Man's Curve". That is not part of the Dragon.


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