Press Release

Whitley County Sheriff Dept.

The sheriff’s department regrets to confirm that Mark Chambers, 63, of Knoxville, Tennessee succumbed to injuries sustained in an August 3, 2017 wreck.

Chambers was travelling northbound on US Hwy 25 when his car left the roadway, went airborne and crashed into an Emlyn community home. No other vehicles were involved and nobody in the home was injured. It was determined that the wreck was an accident.

Mr. Chambers was flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center, where he passed away on August 8. Please join the sheriff’s department in keeping the family and friends of Mr. Chambers in your thoughts and prayers.