Man Killed On I-40 In Roane County After He Was Either Pushed Or Fell From Moving Vehicle

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said a man either was pushed or fell from a moving vehicle on Interstate 40 in Roane County early Christmas Day. He was run over by another vehicle and killed.

At 2:29 a.m., THP dispatchers received a call that a body of a white male, approximately in his early 40’s, was found on the eastbound lanes of I-40 at mile marker 364.  State Troopers, Criminal Investigations Agents, along with members of the Critical Incident Response Team, were dispatched to the scene. 

The THP said, "The preliminary investigation indicates the man either jumped or fell from a moving vehicle and his body was then struck by at least one other vehicle.  There were no vehicles found in the vicinity of the victim.  The body has been taken to the medical examiner’s office and the identification is pending." 

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is asking anyone with information pertaining to this case to please contact the Tennessee Highway Patrol Knoxville District Headquarters at 865-594-5800.



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