• January 11, 2019

Kyra LaRoque Killed, Four Injured in Accident on I-40 near Knoxville, TN

Knoxville, TN -- On January 4, 2019, a serious four-vehicle crash near Knoxville killed 26-year-old Kyra LaRoque and sent four others to an area hospital.

Authorities say the wreck happened around 10:55 p.m. Friday night on Interstate 40, by the Midway Road exit. The specifics of the accident aren't entirely clear, but LaRoque was reportedly headed west when her vehicle hit a tractor-trailer. It then went through the median into oncoming traffic, where it grazed one eastbound car before hitting another head-on.

LaRoque was pronounced dead at the scene. The other drivers involved and a passenger from one of the vehicles were taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Knoxville police continue to investigate the incident.

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