UPDATE 12:00 pm Friday
Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal two-vehicle accident in Jefferson County Thursday.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol identified Christopher D. Weaver, 22 of Newport, died after an accident with a semi-truck. The semi-truck had slowed down for construction traffic. THP said Weaver didn't slow down in time, tried to swerve out of the way of the semi, but ended up rear-ending it.
Charges in the accident are pending.