KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A female pedestrian was struck twice and killed early Thursday morning while attempting to cross Alcoa Highway.
At around 1:45 a.m. Thursday, Knoxville Police officers responded to a crash on Alcoa Highway near Topside Road. Based on the preliminary investigation, officers believe the pedestrian was attempting to cross Alcoa Highway when she was struck by a passenger vehicle. Then, a couple of seconds later, she was stuck by a second passenger vehicle.
The name of the deceased has not been released and the investigation is ongoing. This is a developing story. Download the WATE 6 News app for updates sent to your phone.