KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Knoxville Police investigators have identified the victim in a fatal hit-and-run along Magnolia Avenue that occurred Saturday night. Efforts to identify the involved vehicle and driver are continuing.
The victim of the fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred the night of Saturday, Nov. 19 in the 2800 block of Magnolia Avenue has been identified as Sherman Edward Harvey Jr., 24, of Leslie, Ga. KPD says the suspect vehicle is thought to be a Hyundai sedan with visible front-end damage.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers.
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After the crash Saturday night, the victim was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
According to KPD spokesman Scott Erland, the car fled the scene, and the suspect has not been identified. Investigators believe the suspect’s vehicle could be a Hyundai sedan with “visible front-end damage.”
The investigation is ongoing.