Traffic Crash Fatality on Lee Highway

Chattanooga, Tenn. (WDEF) — The Chattanooga Police Department responded to a traffic fatality in the 6300 block of Lee Highway early Saturday morning.

The single vehicle crash occurred near Lee Highway and Customer Delight Drive.

Preliminary reports show the victim, 30-year-old Lauren Guza, was driving in the turning lane on the overpass and continued straight, not making the turn. This resulted in Guza entering the grassy median and back again onto the asphalt where the vehicle struck a traffic control box and flipped.

The driver was transported to a local hospital by Hamilton County EMS and later succumbed to the injuries.

Chattanooga Police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525. This investigation is ongoing and more will be released as it becomes available.

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