KNOXVILLE — Authorities this morning are investigating the death of a man who apparently fell off a ladder and was impaled on an object.
The incident was reported at 6:10 a.m. on Villa Crest Circle, according to emergency dispatchers. Villa Crest Circle is in West Knox County near Westland Drive.
Initial reports indicated a 74-year-old man was on a ladder and fell onto an object that impaled him. He was found dead at the scene, dispatchers said.