Fatal Crash on Lee Hwy

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – The Chattanooga Police responded to a fatality Saturday evening after a BMW convertible struck a American Ironhorse Motorcycle.

Henry Cofrancesco, 33, was pulling out of a parking lot at 5950 Lee Hwy when he crashed into Robert Benedict, 60.

The impact caused damage to both vehicles and Benedict was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Although no charges were filed at the time, a blood search warrant was performed to determine if any will be filed due to intoxication.

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available.

Categories: Chattanooga, Local News

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