BY KEN LITTLE
One man is dead following the crash of a pickup truck containing five people about 2:45 a.m. today on Greystone Road, near Round Knob Road, authorities said.
The truck caught on fire after impact, said Robert Sayne, Greene County-Greeneville Emergency Medical Services (EMS) director.
The crash victim is a 36-year-old man. Notification of family members was pending this morning, Sayne said.
Four people were taken to area hospitals after the crash in the 4800 block of Greystone Road, according to Greene County 911 Dispatch.
Two people were flown by Wings Air rescue to Johnson City Medical Center, and two were taken to Greeneville hospitals, Sayne said.
The victim was apparently pinned in the truck, which caught on fire after striking a tree, Sayne said.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.