UPDATE: North Knox crash kills one

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- One driver is dead and another injured after a car accident that shut down Emory Rd. for hours Saturday night.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says David J. Hicks, 28, of Powell, was traveling westbound near the 5100 block of W. Emory Rd. when his Pontiac Firebird crossed into oncoming traffic and struck another vehicle head on.

Hicks was killed. The other driver sustained injuries, but is expected to live.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A car accident has shut down part of Emory Road between Cate and Harrell in the Powell community.

Two cars were involved and at least two people suffered severe injuries.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. No word yet on what caused the crash.

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