The driver who died has been identified after a police pursuit and fatal crash in Anderson County on Sunday.
The identity of the driver and two other people injured in the two-vehicle crash were initially withheld after the crash at Mountain Road and Highway 441 at about 2 p.m. Sunday.
On Saturday, Dave Clark, district attorney general in the Seventh Judicial District in Anderson County, said the medical examiner had completed the identification of the driver who died and notified family members.
The driver has been identified as Elijah Morley of Dandridge and the passenger who was injured in that vehicle was identified as Dustin Dienst of Morristown, Clark said.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper who was injured in the crash was Austin Dean, Clark said.[Read more…]