Sevierville Police Department officers responded to a call regarding an injured woman who had reportedly fallen from a moving vehicle on Highway 66 (Winfield Dunn Parkway), at approximately 1:00 a.m. this morning, Wednesday, December 22, 2021.
Officers arrived to find the woman in the 1700 block of Highway 66 with severe injuries. The Sevier County Ambulance Service and Sevierville Fire Department also responded. Efforts by first responders to revive the woman were unsuccessful and she was pronounced dead. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
The driver of the vehicle, 42-year old John Davis II of Sevierville, was arrested for violation of an order of protection stemming from a previous arrest.
The SPD Criminal Investigation Division and Accident Reconstruction Team are conducting a joint investigation into this incident.