Man, 19, dies after SUV crashes, found submerged in pond near King College Road

BRISTOL, TN (WJHL)- Police in Bristol, TN have identified the man who died after his after his SUV was found submerged in a pond early Sunday morning near King College Road and Scherer Drive.

Police said the driver, 19-year-old Michael E. Watkins, was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to a news release, police responded to an accident on the 1600 block of King College Road around 4:43 a.m. on Sunday. 

When police arrived, they found a 2007 Nissan X-Terra submerged in a pond.

Bristol, T police say reconstruction officer are still investigating the cause of the crash.

No other details about the crash will be released at this time. Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this crash to contact them at 423-989-5600.

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