Scott County hit and run leaves man dead Saturday night

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A Kentucky man was killed Saturday night after being hit by two vehicles in Scott County.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 21-year-old William Thomas of Parkers Lake, KY was struck by a vehicle while he was in the middle of 27090 Scott Highway at the intersection of Bud Ross Lane, and the vehicle fled the scene. Thomas was then struck by another vehicle which also left the scene. 

THP has little information about the two vehicles, other than a witness stating that the second vehicle was possibly a Jeep Wrangler with a lift kit. 

THP is also asking anyone with information regarding this incident to please contact Knoxville THP Dispatch at 865-544-3380 or *THP(847). 

WATE 6 On Your Side will update you as more information comes forward in this investigation.

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