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.
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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.”