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Memorial Boulevard crash kills one

From staff reports • Apr 28, 2018 at 3:36 PM

KINGSPORT —  Kingsport Police Patrol Officers responded early Saturday afternoon to a fatal motor vehicle collision in the roadway in front of the Sunoco gas station and convenience store on Memorial Boulevard.

Responding officers determined the crash involving a passenger car and a motorcycle had resulted in a fatality.

Crash Investigators from the K.P.D. Traffic Unit responded to the scene and were in the process of a thorough reconstruction analysis of the collision. While no additional details were available at this time, further information regarding this incident will be released at an appropriate point, pending the completion of the investigation and notification of next of kin, according to a K.P.D. release.

Traffic was still flowing along Memorial Boulevard; however, it was periodically becoming congested. For the time being, motorists are encouraged to avoid the area and plan an alternate route so as to avoid unnecessary delays. Motorists already in the immediate area are encouraged to be alert, exercise caution and patience, and obey all traffic instructions.

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