We begin tonight with breaking news out of Bradley County.
We have confirmation that a Cleveland Police officer died in a bad wreck.
His name is Justin Maples, 34.
According to Cleveland Police, he was a 7-year veteran on the force.
The wreck happened on South Lee Highway near the Holiday Hill Motel.
Witnesses tell us the officer was chasing someone when he hit a telephone pole.
THP is investigating this wreck, and a critical incident response team is on site helping officers affected by this tragedy.
Maples leaves behind a wife and three kids, ages one to five years old.
We are following this story, and will bring you the latest as soon as it becomes available.