2 men dead in Blount County crash

10:55 PM, Jul 7, 2013   |    comments
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(WBIR-Blount County) Two men were killed in a Blount County crash late Saturday night.

The accident happened on Morganton Road near Panorama Drive shortly before midnight.

The Blount County Sheriff's Office said Christopher E. Treadway, 24, of Knoxville, and Thomas Cody Hopper, 21, of Maryville were pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials said Treadway lost control and skid, went off the roadway and into a ditch, and hit a mailbox and a tree.

Neither Treadway nor Hopper were wearing their seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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