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Woman killed in motorcycle crash

By: James Clark -- Editor for the Southern Standard










Michele Crim Terrence Crim



A local resident has died from injuries she sustained in a Wednesday night motorcycle crash in East Tennessee.

Michele (Burger) Crim, 52, died in the single-vehicle crash. She was a passenger on a motorcycle driven by her husband, Terrence W. Crim, 34.

Mr. Crim’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening and he was released from the hospital on Thursday.

According to the Johnson City Police Department, the crash took place on Interstate 26 near mile marker 18 around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The area is in the northeast corner of the state.

According to the police report, a 2014 Harley Davidson Electra Glide motorcycle, was traveling east on Interstate 26 when the driver lost control and struck the cable barrier in the center median.

It is not known if the motorcycle experienced a mechanical issue. No other vehicles were reportedly involved.

The driver and passenger were transported to Johnson City Medical Center for treatment of their injuries, according to the report. The initial report listed Mrs. Crim as being in surgery. It is not known when she succumbed to her injuries.

High Funeral Home will be handling arrangements, which are incomplete at this time.

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