Knoxville Man Killed After Crashing His Motorcycle

(WVLT) - A Knoxville man has died after crashing his motorcycle.

The Knoxville Police Department says 20 year-old Jeffrey Wilhite crashed his Suzuki into a telephone pole on Haynes Sterchi Road Wednesday night at about 9:00 p.m. in North Knoxville.

Wilhite died on the way to U.T. Medical Center.

Police say they are investigating the cause of the crash.


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  • by Tiffany Location: Knoxville on Jul 21, 2007 at 09:08 AM
    My husband drives a motorcycle and I worry about something like this happening every day. My thoughts go out to the family.
  • by Sydney Location: Halls on Jul 20, 2007 at 10:40 AM
    Jeff, I pray that you are with your Dad and that your family finds Gods strength to get through this. Your beautiful smile, curley hair, and friendly personality will always be remembered. We love and miss you! Your wonderful family will be in my prayers.
  • by Debbie Location: Knoxville on Jul 19, 2007 at 12:54 PM
    This is such a tragedy for this family. I've known them for 22 years. The family needs everyones thoughts and prayers.
  • by Ashleigh Location: Lane on Jul 19, 2007 at 11:30 AM
    Jeff you will never be forgotten. I love you and i know you are in a better place! you & Your family are in my prayers! love you jeff and always will!

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