Victim in Knox County motorcycle crash identified

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A motorcyclist was killed Thursday in a head-on crash with a car in Knox County.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office says Chris Jett, 43, was riding a 2011 Kawasaki motorcycle was on Karns Valley Road just before 8 p.m. when he crossed the center line. Jett hit Alan Phillips, 18, head on. Phillips was driving a  2007 Honda Fit.

Jett died at the scene. Phillips was transported to U.T. Medical Center for non-threatening injuries.

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