KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) – A 23-year-old Rogersville man died when he crashed into a pick up truck on West Stone Drive in Kingsport early Friday morning, according to police.
Kingsport police were continuing to investigate the crash late Friday morning. Police said Logan R. Trent, of Rogersville, was westbound on a motorcycle on West Stone around 2 a.m. when he came up behind a Dodge Ram pickup “at what appears to have been an extremely high rate of speed.”
Trent rear-ended the Dodge, which was near the intersection of Granby Road. Trent’s motorcycle then crossed West Stone and came to a rest against an embankment. Police said debris from the crash was strewn over 500 feet of the road. Another driver hit some of that debris and received a flat tire.
Trent died at the scene. No one else was hurt.
Police said that section of West Stone was closed for more than three hours.
According to police, Trent’s driver license was suspended.
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