Shannon Johnson Killed in Accident at Van Hill Rd and I-81 in Baileyton, TN

June 4, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Shannon Johnson
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Van Hill Road, Greeneville, TN, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Tennessee Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Motorcycle, Tractor-trailer
Van Hill Rd and I-81
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Motorcycle and a Tractor-trailer were involved in a collision

What Happened

Authorities identified the man killed in a collision at Van Hill Rd and I-81 in Baileyton, TN on June 54th, 2024. Police say it happened around 3:30 p.m. and named 53-year-old Shannon Johnson as the victim. Reports indicate a tractor-trailer allegedly turned ahead of a motorcycle operated by Johnson, leading to a collision between the vehicles. Johnson was hospitalized with injuries he later died from. The semi-truck operator, identified as 32 year-old Daniel Soto, was allegedly uninjured. Additional information was not available.

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