Highway patrol identifies victim in fatal car versus pedestrian crash on Norris Freeway

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NORRIS, Tenn. (WATE) – UPDATE: Tennessee Highway Patrol has identified the victim and released its preliminary report on the crash that killed one pedestrian on Norris Freeway on Friday.

THP reports that around 7 a.m., 51-year-old Kevin Crisp of Knoxville was attempting to cross Norris Freeway when he was struck by a vehicle traveling north.

Crisp reportedly died at the scene and at this time, THP says no charges have been filed.

Pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle on Norris Freeway

EARLIER: A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Norris Freeway early Friday morning, Tennessee Highway Patrol has confirmed.

Norris Freeway at Jessilee Drive in Knox County was closed after an incident was reported at 8:09 a.m., according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation traffic map. THP confirmed that a male victim was fatally struck at the scene.

The scene is estimated to be cleared by 11 a.m.

No other information was immediately available. This is a developing story and we’ll continue to update the details as they become available.

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