A crash involving a car and a motorcycle in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on Saturday afternoon has left the one man dead.
According to a release by park officials, park rangers and the Gatlinburg Fire Department responded to a report of a motorcycle accident in the park at about 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, 2015. The accident occurred on Little River Rd., approximately 2 miles west of the Elkmont road intersection, and involved a motorcycle operated by Serbey Chenkov of Jacksonville, Fla. and a Ford Focus driven by a couple from Louisiana.
54-year-old Chenkov died at the scene and was transported by Gatlinburg Fire Department EMS personnel to LeConte Medical Center.
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