A Crossville area man died shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday in a traffic crash in northwest Knoxville, Knoxville Police and The News-Sentinel reported.
Jason Hicks Sr., 34, died at the scene after his vehicle struck a tree head on along Bradshaw Garden Dr. near the intersection with Ethel Lane, Knoxville Police reported.
Hicks was driving his 1991 Toyota Corolla west when the car left the road on the right side and struck the tree.
Hicks was born in Oak Ridge, the son of Kathy Hicks Johnston. He worked in construction.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, Sept. 7 at 5 p.m. at Crossville City Cemetery.