Knoxville Police investigating fatal pedestrian crash on I-40
Knoxville Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on I-40 Friday morning.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Officers with the Knoxville Police Department were called to I-40 West near the Cedar Bluff Road exit ramp just before 2:00 A.M. Friday morning to a crash involving a pedestrian.
Officers say when they arrived they found that 21-year-old Ian Johnson, of Knoxville had been killed.
The preliminary investigation shows that the victim was walking across the westbound lanes of I-40 when he was hit by a black SUV, which remained on scene following the collision.
KPD Crash Reconstruction investigators responded to the scene to investigate the crash, and the investigation remains ongoing at this time.
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