Published On: Mon, Jun 11th, 2018

Motorcycle fatality along Little River Road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park


Austin Breazeale, 19, of Maryville, Tenn., was traveling west ​along Little River Road in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on Friday, June 8 at approximately 8:40pm when his motorcycle left the roadway and struck a tree approximately two miles west of Sugarlands Visitor Center.  Park Rangers and​ the Gatlinburg​ Fire Department responded to the scene. Breazeale was declared deceased​ by Gatlinburg EMS who later transported him to Le Conte Medical Center.

N​o additional details are available at this time.