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Hawkins man killed in head-on motorcycle collision with SUV

STAFF REPORT • Jun 5, 2019 at 8:07 PM

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County man was killed Tuesday evening near Rogersville when the motorcycle he was riding reportedly collided head-on with an SUV on Austin Mill Road just south Rogersville.

According to a Tennessee Highway Patrol report, at about 7:13 p.m. on Tuesday, a motorcycle driven by Mark D. Mullins, 52, Rogersville, was traveling east on Austin Mill Road.

THP Trooper Anthony Bull stated in his report that the motorcycle collided near the centerline with a westbound 2016 Dodge Journey driven by Judyann M. Hottle, 38, of Rogersville.

“Both vehicles struck in the exact center of the roadway,” Bull stated in his report. “(The motorcycle) came to an uncontrolled final rest on the north side of the roadway, damaged to the extent that make, model and VIN could not be discerned.”

Mullins suffered fatal injuries.

Hottle was not injured, although Bull stated that charges are pending.