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58-year-old Woman Fatally Struck in Dayton Pike: Police Investigating

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58-year-old Woman Fatally Struck in Dayton Pike: Police Investigating

Chattanooga, Tennessee – Pedestrian Incident

A shocking incident took place late Sunday night on Dayton Pike, Chattanooga, Tenn., resulting in the untimely demise of a 58-year-old pedestrian. The local Police were promptly called to the scene in the 7000 block of Dayton Pike, just after midnight, following a report of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle.

Victim Found at the Scene

Upon arrival, officers discovered a fatal incident had occurred. A 58-year-old woman, whose identity is withheld for privacy reasons, was found deceased at the scene. More details about the woman will follow as family and loved ones are appropriately notified.

Incident Details

The initial investigation indicates that a vehicle was traveling northbound on Dayton Pike with a 63-year-old man behind the wheel. According to the investigators, the pedestrian unexpectedly entered the roadway where she was subsequently struck. Reportedly, after hitting the pedestrian, the driver did not stop and continued driving the vehicle.

Vehicle and Driver Details

The vehicle involved in the hit-and-run was later revealed to be a Toyota Tundra. Following the incident, the driver, a 63-year-old male, was located and further details are being investigated. However, it is unclear at the moment whether charges have been filed or if the driver was arrested.

Chattanooga Police Department Investigation

Currently, The Chattanooga Police Department’s Traffic Unit is actively investigating the incident. They are appealing to any potential witnesses or anyone with information regarding the incident to come forward to aid the ongoing investigation. The Traffic Unit is thoroughly investigating road conditions, CCTV footage, and other related factors to understand the sequence of events leading to the tragic incident.

Seeking Public’s Help

The Chattanooga Police urgently requests anyone with pertinent details related to this tragic incident to contact them directly at 423-698-2525. They believe that gathering comprehensive information from various sources will aid significantly in piecing together the events of the night.

It is worth noting that the above information is still preliminary and is subject to change as investigators continue to work on the case and uncover more details.

For more updates on the incident and other local news, stay tuned to HERE News Network.

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