Pedestrian dead after crash along Clinton Highway

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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- A pedestrian is dead after a motor vehicle accident in front of 6730 Clinton Hwy. The Knoxville Police Department responded to the incident at 12:15 a.m. on March 16.

KPD said the victim has been identified, but they are waiting to release any information about the identity until the victim's family has been notified.

The driver of the vehicle involved in the crash remained on the scene and police said they are cooperating with the ongoing investigation. Several witnesses provided statements to the KPD. Northbound Clinton Hwy was down following the incident, but all lanes have been reopened.