- Associated Press - Monday, September 18, 2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A woman has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run that left one person dead and another injured in Tennessee.

Local news outlets report 23-year-old Emily L. Williams was arrested Sunday afternoon after someone reported a car similar to the one that struck two people on the Gay Street Bridge in Knoxville just before 3 a.m. that day.

A release from the Knoxville Police Department says responding officers had found a man and a woman who were struck while standing next to their motorcycle on the bridge. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, and the woman was taken to the hospital in serious condition. Their identities haven’t been released.

Williams is charged with leaving the scene of a known fatal accident. It’s unclear if she has a lawyer.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide