Woman, 20, Killed While Trying To Cross Highway 153 Early Sunday Morning

Sunday, June 24, 2018

A woman, 20, was killed early Sunday morning while trying to cross Highway 153.

The victim was identified as Ansleigh Kaylyn Harrison.

At approximately 1:28 a.m., Chattanooga Police officers responded to a pedestrian struck at 5256 Highway 153.

A Toyota Sequoia driven by 31-year-old Asher Powers was traveling north on Highway 153 in the inside lane.

The pedestrian was attempting to cross Highway 153 from the west to the east side of the roadway.

She was struck on the roadway and remained at the scene until police arrived.

Hamilton County EMS transported the victim in critical condition to a local hospital. She later succumbed to her injuries.

Members of the Chattanooga Police Traffic Division are actively investigating this crash.

Police said charges are pending the outcome of the investigation. 


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