1 dead in North Knoxville motorcycle crash

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – One person died after a motorcycle crashed in North Knoxville Tuesday night.

Barry S. Brooks, 22, was riding a 2006 Suzuki R GSX motorcycle on Beaumont Avenue at a fast speed around 8:43 p.m., according to the report.

Investigators say the foot peg of the vehicle clipped a utility pole. The motorcycle ran across a storm grate and Brooks lost control and hit another utility pole.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. The report says the victim was wearing a helmet.

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