Dead deer found near crash on I-24, pedestrian struck


The Chattanooga Police Department sent an update to this story.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — Someone called the Chattanooga Police Department this morning to report that a vehicle struck an unknown object on I-24.

The caller said a vehicle hit an object on I-24 Westbound shortly after 4 a.m. on Friday morning.

The police department said a dead deer was found near the area of the crash.

The CPD said EMS located a deceased person on I-24 near the crash as well. They determined that the vehicle struck the pedestrian.

They did not identify the victim.

The police department said they temporarily shut down a portion of the interstate.

However, it has since reopened.

They are asking that anyone with information on this incident report it to 423-698-2525. You may also submit a tip through the Atlas One App. Police say you can remain anonymous.

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