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Blountville man identified as motorcycle crash victim

Staff report • May 8, 2018 at 10:46 AM

BLOUNTVILLE — Police have identified a 21-year-old Sullivan County man as the motorcycle rider killed in a Monday afternoon crash.

According to a Tuesday morning press release from the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, Christopher Brooks, a Blountville resident, wrecked on Catawba Lane at about 4:30 p.m. He reportedly veered off the roadway and struck a fence, suffering fatal injuries.

An investigation is continuing. On Monday, police said that speed was suspected to be a factor in the incident.

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