The passenger who died in a crash on State Route 95 on Wednesday has been identified as Ricky L. Crabtree, 39, of Oak Ridge.
The driver, who is Crabtree’s brother, has been identified as Rusty A. Crabtree, 37, also of Oak Ridge.
The crash was reported at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday on SR 95 just south of Bethel Valley Road, the western entrance to Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
The vehicle driven by Rusty Crabtree went off the road and hit a tree, the Oak Ridge Police Department said.
Ricky Crabtree died at the crash site, the ORPD said. The Roane County Medical Examiner responded, and Ricky Crabtree’s body was taken to Roane Medical Center.
Rusty Crabtree was taken to Methodist Medical Center with injuries that weren’t life-threatening, the ORPD said.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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