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Update — Johnson City police identify Elizabethton man killed in Knob Creek Road crash

July 17th, 2013 6:14 am by Staff Report

Update — Johnson City police identify Elizabethton man killed in Knob Creek Road crash

Picture of the motorcycle involved in an accident at the intersection of Knob Creek Road and Peachtree Street Tuesday afternoon. (Jennifer Sprouse/Johnson City Press)



Update: Johnson City police have released the name of a motorcycle rider killed Tuesday afternoon in a Knob Creek Road crash.


Ronnie L. Gobble, 49, 612 Maple St., Elizabethton, died after he was taken to Johnson City Medical Center.


Emergency radio communications indicated the motorcycle crashed with a minivan shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday. The other driver, Charles Miller, 84, 430 Peachtree St., was transported to Veterans Affairs Medical Center for treatment of apparent non-life threatening injuries.


Police said the initial investigation showed no involvement of alcohol or drugs.  The investigation was ongoing by the Johnson City Police Department's Traffic Crash Reconstruction Team.

Keep visiting JohnsonCityPress.com for details on this developing story.

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Earlier report filed Tuesday:

Johnson City Police Department Sgt. Jim Tallmadge said a motorcyclist died Tuesday from injuries suffered during a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Knob Creek Road and Peachtree Street.


“At this point the motorcycle rider is deceased,” Tallmadge said Tuesday night. “We are not releasing his name right now pending notification of next of kin.”


Emergency radio communications indicated the motorcycle crashed with a minivan shortly after 4 p.m. The rider was transported to Johnson City Medical Center by ambulance.


Tallmadge said the crash investigation is ongoing and he was unaware if drugs or alcohol were involved.


“At this point, we don’t have any indication of that sort of thing,” Tallmadge said. “The investigation is continuing by the reconstruction team.”

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