Johnson City Press Sunday, November 23, 2014
News Regional & National

Update: Husband finds UT employee dead in parking garage where car pinned her; victim identified

February 24th, 2014 11:31 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Update: Husband finds UT employee dead in parking garage where car pinned her; victim identified

A driver in a black Toyota Prius crashed into an entrance to a parking garage on 16th Street, across from the Scottish Rite Temple. Officials say 1 person was killed in the accident. PHOTO BY J. MILES CARY/Knoxville News-Sentinel

KNOXVILLE — A 60-year-old University of Tennessee employee been identified as the motorist whose rolling car trapped her against a Fort Sanders parking garage wall Monday morning.


Phyllis “Sally” Carter, a supervisor in the UT College of Law Library, was found dead about 5:57 a.m. in the garage in the 1700 block of White Avenue. Carter, of Maryville, had worked at UT since 1979.

According to officials, a black Toyota Prius crashed in the garage on the first level, just inside the entrance near 16th Street. UT spokeswoman Karen Simsen said the structure is referred to as the White Avenue garage.

She was found by her husband after efforts to reach her by cellphone were unsuccessful.

You'll find more of the story from our partners at the Knoxville News-Sentinel.

comments powered by Disqus