Pedestrian Struck on Hwy 153

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – Late last night, Chattanooga Police responded to a traffic crash involving a pedestrian struck.

Kesley Hamilton, 20, was traveling in her Honda Civic southbound on Highway 153 in the middle lane when Richard Anderson, 29, was crossing from the northbound side and was hit.

Hamilton County Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and determined the pedestrian had succumbed to his injuries.

Witness accounts suggest that Hamilton could not have stopped in time due to her vision being obscured by vehicles in adjacent lanes. Anderson was wearing dark clothing, which was also determined as a contributing factor.

Officers with the CPD Traffic Division are actively investigating this crash and ask anyone with additional information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525. More information will be released when available.

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