Published On: Mon, Apr 20th, 2015

Motorcycle fatality reported in Park  


Great Smoky Mountains National Park rangers and Gatlinburg Fire and Rescue staff responded to a report of a motorcycle accident at approximately 2pm on Saturday, April 18 on Little River Road approximately two miles west of the Elkmont road intersection.  The collision involved a motorcycle driven by Serbey Chenkov, of Jacksonville, Fla., and a Ford Focus, driven by a couple from Louisiana. Chenkov, a 54 year-old male, died at the scene and was transported by Gatlinburg Fire and Rescue to Le Conte Medical Center.  No other details have been released at this time.