A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT has been issued for the accumulating snow in the Valley and Plateau, plus across the Smokies. Part of the Valley and Plateau could receive up to inch or more of snow, where snow bands persist. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the Smokies until Noon Tuesday for another 2" or more of snow is possible. With temperatures dropping tonight into the upper 20s, black ice may be issue as well. Please be careful.
Knoxville (WVLT) - Charges could be filed in connection with a deadly accident on Asheville Highway.
Knoxville Police say 60-year-old Claude Simpson was driving east near Brakebill Road when he rear ended a car, the car then hit an SUV.
Simpson's passenger, 35-year-old Anthony McLemore died in the crash.
Simpson and the two people in the car were treated for non-life threatening injuries.
No one in the SUV was injured.
Investigators say it does appear alcohol played a factor in the crash.
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