Pedestrian hit and killed in Highway 58 Wednesday night

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police say a man was hit and killed on highway 58 Wednesday night.

The call came in around 7:30 last night.

42-year-old Cecil Patterson was walking in the emergency lane in 5500 block of highway 58.

A 70-year-old driver hit Patterson as he tried to drive past him.

Patterson was landed in the bushes after the crash.

When Hamilton County EMS arrived on the scene, they confirmed that Patterson was dead.

The incident is currently under investigation.

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