One dead after crashing into a tree

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)-- One man is dead after crashing into a tree Friday night in Campbell County.

75 year old Joe Wheeler was traveling eastbound on Della Lane. Officers believe Wheeler attempted to turn on to Oak Grove Road when his Ford Explorer ran off the road and continued for 220 feet until hitting a tree.

Wheeler was not wearing a seat belt.

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