KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Knoxville Police Department has identified the pedestrian killed in a suspected hit-and-run that remains under investigation.
Around 3 a.m. on August 21, officers responded to Magnolia Avenue near Jessamine Street for a report of an unresponsive person in the roadway. According to police, the victim was likely struck by an unknown vehicle that then left the scene driving west on Magnolia Avenue.
The victim was taken to the Regional Forensic Center. The Knoxville Police Department identified the victim on Aug. 28 as 63-year-old Bobby Corvin.
The investigation into the crash remains ongoing. A suspect has not been identified as of Aug. 28. Anyone with information that could assist is urged to contact East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers.
There are multiple ways you can provide anonymous information to Crime Stoppers. You can call 865-215-7165 or **TIPS, and go online at www.easttnvalleycrimestoppers.org, via the free mobile app, P3 Tips, or on the East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers Facebook page. Tipsters can remain anonymous and are eligible to receive a cash reward.