Funeral Service Is Saturday For Hixson High Student Killed In Auto Accident; 17-Year-Old Driver Charged

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Michael Wolfe
Michael Wolfe

Funeral services will be on Saturday for Michael Wolfe, 15, who died in an automobile accident on Monday.

Meanwhile, the 17-year-old driver from the traffic crash at 4900 Adams Road has been arrested and charged with vehicular homicide by impairment, vehicular assault and driving on a suspended license.  

The driver also had an outstanding juvenile attachment for escaping from a juvenile facility in Memphis on Jan. 11, police said.

A third youth who was in the vehicle was critically injured.

All three teens were ejected from the vehicle.

Michael Wolfe was a student at Hixson High School and was formerly a student at Soddy Daisy Middle School and Soddy Elementary School. He attended church at  Freedom Worship Center.

Survivors include his mother, Cassie Wolfe of Hixson; father, Michael Wolfe, Sr. of Moultrie, Ga.; and sisters, Jessie, Jennie and Julie Wolfe, all of Hixson. 

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Russell Irvin officiating. Interment will follow in East Soddy Community Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5-8 p.m. and Friday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Soddy Daisy.

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