Pedestrian Struck & Killed on Hwy 153

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – Around 1:30am on Sunday, Chattanooga Police Officers responded to a pedestrian struck at 5256 Highway 153.

A Toyota Sequoia, driven by Asher Powers, 31, was traveling north on Highway 153 in the inside lane.

Ansleigh Kaylyn Harrison, 20, was attempting to cross from the west to the east side of the roadway and was stuck. Powers remained on scene until police arrived.

Hamilton County EMS transported Harrison in critical condition to a local hospital. She would later succumb to her injuries.

Members of the Chattanooga Police Traffic Division are actively investigating this crash. Charges are pending outcome of investigation.

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