Passenger killed in overnight wreck on Strawberry Plains Pike

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- One person is dead following a rollover wreck on Strawberry Plains Pike near Pine Grove Rd. early Friday morning, according to the Knoxville Police Dept.

Initial reports indicate the victim was riding in a 1993 Honda Civic when the driver, identified as Michael Wade, Jr., lost control and ran off the road. The car flipped over several times, killing the passenger, who police say was not wearing a seat belt.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending the notification of the family.

The investigation into the wreck is continuing, police added.

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