TN Man Derek Evans ID’d As Victim In Tuesday Night Alcoa Fatal Motorcycle Crash

BLOUNT COUNTY, TN. (THECOUNT) — Derek Evans from Louisville, Tennessee, has been identified as the victim in a fatal motorcycle collision in Blount County Tuesday night.

Evans, 21, was killed in a two-vehicle motorcycle crash near Alcoa Tuesday night.

According to reports, Evans was operating a motorcycle on Alcoa Highway near Topside Road, when the bike came into contact with a pickup truck around 7:45 p.m. Tuesday.

The driver of the pickup truck was not injured in the crash.

Evans was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Alcoa Police Chief David Carswell stated the accident is still under investigation and is requesting anyone that may have witnessed the crash or who may have information relevant to the investigation to please contact the City of Alcoa Police Department at 865-981-4111.


Geo quick facts: Blountville is a census-designated place in and the county seat of Sullivan County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 3,074 at the 2010 census. It is the only Tennessee county seat not to be an incorporated city or town – Wikipedia.

Active Shooter Reported Wednesday At TN McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base

LOUISVILLE, TN. (THECOUNT) — An active shooter situation is unfolding at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Tennessee on Wednesday.

The Blount County Sheriff’s Office is responding to a situation at the air base Wednesday, according to multiple reports.

According to the Public Information Officer Travers Hurst with the airbase, there is an active shooter. The base is on active lockdown and local law enforcement is sweeping the area, reports WJHL.

The base is home to the 134th Air Refueling Wing.

Spokeswoman Becky Huckabee with McGhee Tyson Airport says there are no flight delays at this time.


Geo quick facts: Louisville is a town in Blount County, Tennessee, United States. Its population was 2,001 at the 2000 census and 2,439 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Knoxville, Tennessee Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.