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Teenager dies in motorcycle accident

May 19th, 2012 9:19 pm by staff report

KINGSPORT — A 16-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a single-vehicle wreck on Diana Road on Saturday evening in Kingsport.


Police responded at 6:21 to reports of a wreck on Diana Road at Diana Circle.


According to a press release from Sgt. Joe Earles, a 1995 Kawasaki ZX6R was traveling north on Diana Road when the driver lost control and left the roadway on the right side and struck a stop sign.


The victim was transported to Holston Valley Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.


The victim’s name is being withheld pending family notification.


The investigation of the accident is continuing.


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