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Bristol man killed in single-vehicle wreck on Meadowview Road

From staff reports • Updated Feb 25, 2018 at 7:26 PM

BRISTOL, Tenn. — The Bristol Tennessee Police Department is investigating a fatal wreck that occurred Saturday night in the 700 block of Meadowview Road.

According to a BTPD news release, officers responded to the scene around 10:40 p.m. Saturday and discovered a 1994 Dodge Dakota pickup that had been traveling west on Meadowview Road.

The truck failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the roadway and eventually struck a large tree and overturned, according to the release.

Police said the driver of the truck, 48-year-old Brian Kimberlin of Bristol, Tenn., was transported to Bristol Regional Medical Center, where he later succumbed to injuries received in the crash.

According to the release, it is believed alcohol and/or drugs may have contributed to the crash. There were no passengers in the vehicle, and nobody else was injured.

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