Man killed in single-vehicle Kingsport crash


One man has died following a single-car crash in Kingsport which occurred Tuesday around 9:45 p.m.

According to Kingsport police, 41-year-old Joshua McAllister, of Johnson City, was killed.

Police said the crash occurred in the 1100 block of East Center Street in Kingsport. A 1991 Honda Accord driven by McAllister was going eastbound when it suddenly veered to the left, crossing the center turn lane and the oncoming traffic lane. The vehicle then hit a utility pole in front of the Minute Market.

First responders found McAllister trapped and unresponsive inside the vehicle. Following extrication, McAllister was taken to Holston Valley Medical Center and was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital.

Police don't believe weather was a factor in the crash which remains under investigation. Police added McAllister was the only person in the vehicle.

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