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Posted: Monday, January 01, 2018 12:43 PM

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19-Year Old Killed In Head-On Crash Near Tazewell Pike In East Knox

Shortly after 4:30 p.m. Monday, a 19-year-old Knoxville woman was killed in a head-on crash on Tazewell Pike near Adkins Road, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office.

Kaylie Talbot was driving a Honda Civic north on Tazewell Pike and ran off the road. Investigators with KCSO said she over-corrected and crossed the center line and struck a Ford Expedition going south.

KCSO said it didn't appear Talbot was wearing a seat belt when the crash happened. She died in the ambulance on the way to the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

The driver of the SUV, a 42-year-old woman, was not hurt