The Knoxville Police Department reported a pedestrian accident on Saturday.
The accident occurred at the 2800 block of Magnolia Avenue at around 8:20 p.m.
According to the officials, they had arrived at the scene to find the victim. He had been trying to cross the road when he was struck by a vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle fled the scene before the police came.
The victim was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center where he later died.
The identity of the victim has not been disclosed.
The officials are searching for the vehicle responsible for the hit-and-run accident.
The vehicle may have been a Hyundai with visible front-end damage.
The cause of the fatal accident is still being investigated.
It is not known if alcohol or drugs played a role in the accident.
No other details are available at the moment.
November 21, 2022
Source: WVLT TV