Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Knoxville police officer killed in Sevier motorcycle wreck

Officer David Russel Munson
SEVIERVILLE (WATE) - A Knoxville police officer was killed during his off-duty hours Monday in a motorcycle wreck in Sevier County.
Officer David Russel Munson, 27, of Dandridge, died at the scene of the wreck around 6:45 p.m. at the intersection of Douglas Dam Road and Haggard Road.
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol accident report, Munson was driving his 2011 Yamaha motorcycle eastbound on State Highway 338/Douglas Dam Road when he lost control of the motorcycle, ran off the left side of the road and struck a guardrail.
No other vehicles were involved in the wreck.
Troopers say Munson was wearing a helmet.
Officer Munson graduated from the Academy in December 2011. He was a patrol officer assigned to the East District.
According to the Knoxville Police Department he leaves behind a wife. 
Officer Munson will receive a full honor service, but funeral arrangements are incomplete.

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