Man dies in Gatlinburg crash

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WVLT)-- A car crash in Gatlinburg early Saturday morning left one man dead.

It happened on Carterstown Road at Mount Baldy Road just before 1 AM.

According to THP, the car ran off the road and flipped partially ejecting Shannon Parton, 39, from the car and into a creek. He died at the scene of the wreck.

The official report states alcohol was involved. Parton was not wearing a seatbelt.

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