One Person Killed in Car Accident in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

One person is dead following an accident on the Spur in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Rangers responding to a single-vehicle collision on the southbound Spur between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg just before midnight on Monday. A Honda sedan left the right side of the roadway and collided into the rock hillside. The front seat passenger, 19 year-old Elizabeth Marie Parker of Ohio was transported to LeConte Medical Center where she was pronounced dead as a result of her injuries. The driver and additional passenger were both flown to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for treatment. Park Rangers are investigating the incident.

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