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UPDATE: Man killed in Bluff City motorcycle crash identified

Staff Report • Updated Jun 4, 2018 at 4:05 PM

BLOUNTVILLE — A Sullivan County man has been named as the motorcycle rider killed in a crash Friday evening in Bluff City. 

William Cunningham, 44, Bluff City was killed in the crash on Bunker Hill Road, according to a news release from the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office issued Monday. 

A call about the crash came in around 6:10 p.m. Friday.

Cunningham was riding a Yamaha motorcycle was traveling on Bunker Hill Road in Bluff City when he crossed over into the opposite lane, colliding with a white Ford pickup truck, the release said. 

The driver of the pickup truck suffered no injuries, but Cunningham was pronounced dead on the scene.

Quon said speed was believed to be a factor, but the crash was still being investigated. 

Our partners at the Kingsport TimesNews contributed to this story.

 

 

 

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