GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WATE) — An Ohio woman has died after a single-vehicle wreck on the Spur late Tuesday night, according to a news release from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Elizabeth Marie Parker, age 19, of Centerville, Ohio, was pronounced dead at LeConte Medical Center. The driver of the vehicle in which she was riding and an additional passenger were both flown to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for treatment.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park rangers responded to the single-vehicle collision on the southbound Spur between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg around 11:45 p.m. on Monday, June 7. There, they say a 2012 Honda sedan left the right side of the roadway and collided into the rock hillside.
Park rangers are investigating the incident and no additional details are available at this time. Park rangers, Gatlinburg Police and Fire departments, and Sevier County EMS responded to the scene.