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Clinton police looking for person of interest in fatal hit-and-run

Jordan Pitts died Nov. 20 after a driver hit his motorized scooter.
Published: Nov. 25, 2021 at 8:14 AM EST
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Clinton police said they are looking for a man connected to a hit-and-run death from Nov. 20.

Investigators said 50-year-old Dannon Ray Cole of Clinton is a person of interest.

Jordan Pitts was killed on Nov. 20 when a driver hit him on his motorized scooter and then drove off.

When the 39-year-old was on his way to work at Hardee’s, the driver, unknown at the time, hit him. His family said he was stuck under the car for several hundred feet.

Clinton Police said they found the car they believe was used in connection with his death and are now looking for the driver, identified as Cole, according to a Facebook post late Wednesday.

If you know anything about Cole or the deadly hit-and-run, police ask that you call the department at (865) 259-1209 or message them through Facebook.

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