Man killed, driver injured in Unicoi County crash


One man is dead and another is injured following a Sunday evening crash in Unicoi County.

According to Tennessee Highway Patrol, a pickup truck was going north on Unaka Springs Road. The vehicle lost control and went off the right side of the road, down an embankment, sideswiped a tree, then hit another tree head-on.

The passenger, 19-year-old Alan Meza, was ejected and killed. The driver was injured, but his condition has not been released.

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